[sane-devel] How to get xsane to work with Acer 3300U USB scanner ?

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sun, 3 Aug 2003 02:00:54 +0200


On Sat, Aug 02, 2003 at 03:59:28AM -0700, Joris Huizer wrote:
>  sane-find-scanner
> found USB scanner (UNKNOWN vendor and product) at device /dev/usbscanner

The "UNKNOWN vendor and product" most probably means that you use a
very old kernel. Either 2.2 or one of the early 2.4 series. It may
still work with the snapscan backend (I don't know), but will cause
trouble with other backends.

If your kernel is not that old, it may be a communication problem with
the scanner. Replug the power and USB cable and try again. Run
sane-find-scanner before you  run scanimage so you can make sure you
don't use the wrong firmware.

> scanimage -L


SANE_DEBUG_SNAPSCAN=255 scanimage -L 2>log

and send us the log file.