[sane-devel] sane-find-scanner works but scanimage does not find a scanner
Thu, 09 May 2002 22:41:27 +0200
this sounds like a similar problem to one reported on the newsgroup
linux.redhat. sounds like it could be a problem with XSane-0.84
and the related sane packages.
has anyone gotten a USB scanner working under redhat 7.3?
Jim Newton wrote:
> hi henning et al, thanks for the information. in fact i'm already
> with setenv SANE_DEBUG_SNAPSCAN 255, and when i use scanimage -L i seem
> to get the exact imformation as before.
> yes, my scanner is the SnapScan e40, and yes i've already read
> and many times the web page you mentioned:
> [jimka@localhost sane-backends-1.0.7]$ scanimage -L
> No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different,
> check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the
> sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation
> which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages).
> I've read the web pages for sane and for snapscan and much documentation
> for scanimage, and xscanimage and for xsane and for sane, but i have not
> found an explanation of what it is that scanimage needs in order to find
> a scanner. aparently it needs something more than sane-find-scanner
> > Date: Thu, 9 May 2002 19:33:50 +0200
> > From: Henning Meier-Geinitz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: [sane-devel] sane-find-scanner works but scanimage does not find scanner
> > Hi,
> > On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 04:05:44PM +0200, Jim Newton wrote:
> > > hi, i've installed all the lastest sane rpms under redhat 7.2.
> > > when i run sane-find-scanner i get promising results.
> > If you read the text sane-find-scanner prints you will find out that
> > this just means that your scanner was detected by the kernel. This
> > doesn't necessarily mean, that it is supported by SANE or was detected
> > by a backend.
> > > but scanimage cannot find any SANE devices. Any ideas of what
> > > might be wrong, or what i can try, or how i can get more debugging
> > > information?
> > A rather interesting information would be which scanner you use :-)
> > > sane-find-scanner: found USB scanner (vendor = 0x06bd, product = 0x208d)
> > > at device /dev/usb/scanner0
> > This is an Agfa Scanner (from the vendor id)? From snapscan.conf I
> > guess you have a SnapScan e40? Looks like it is supported.
> > If you run scanimage like this:
> > SANE_DEBUG_SNAPSCAN=255 scanimage -L
> > you should get more information about what's going on.
> > The snapscan maintainers will probably be able to provide more help.
> > Maybe you can fins usefull information here:
> > http://snapscan.sourceforge.net/
> > Bye,
> > Henning