[sane-devel] Microtek E3 scanner problem?

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sat, 6 Dec 2003 18:17:33 +0100


On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 09:48:24AM -0700, Martin Pisz wrote:
>        I'm just a xsane user not a developer. I have a Microtek E3 SCSI
> Scanner hooked up to s Adaptec 2906 SCSI card. Mandrake 9.2 detects the
> scanner under xsane or Scannerdrake 20 times.  The only difference is
> sg0-sg9 at the last line, whatever that means. 

/dev/sg0 (1, 2 and so on) are the device files to access SCSI generic
devices like scanners. Usually you use only one per device.

Maybe Mandrake turned on "use multiple LUNs" in the Linux kernel? That
may be necessary for some SCSI devices but makes trouble for others
like this scanner. i don't know if you can turn off that function at
run-time but you should at least find some hints on google.