[sane-devel] Epson Perfection 1650 - No scanners were identified

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sun, 23 Jun 2002 12:00:53 +0200


On Sun, Jun 23, 2002 at 06:41:30PM +1200, Simon O'Rorke wrote:
[Epson 1650 not found by scanimage]
> The version of SANE that shipped with SuSE Linux 8.0 (1.0.7-59) is not
> installed:  I know that that version does not support the Epson Perfection
> 1650 scanner;  SANE-1.0.8 does.  However, I have had SuSE's SANE 1.0.7-59
> package previously.  It did work with my Epson Perfection 1650 scanner after
> a fashion:  the scan result was in black and white.  That is the problem I'm
> hoping will be fixed with SANE-1.0.8.

Edit epson.conf (probably in /usr/local/etc/sane.d/ if you used the
default paths). At the end of the file, there are entries like 
"#usb /dev/usbscanner0". Remove the comment character and use the
device file name you got from sane-find-scanner.