[sane-devel] Problems running saned from xinetd
Wed, 10 Dec 2003 12:33:07 -0800 (PST)
--- Marcel Pol <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 09:57:50 -0800 (PST)
> Emmanuel Gravel <email@example.com> wrote:
> > The scanner is fully installed and running (xsane shows incredible
> > and running saned from the commandline also works (saned -d), since I've
> > been able to scan from a Windows client. However, running from xinetd
> > doesn't work at all. From the commandline, I've run saned as root and as
> > user saned (created the user by hand, and made the shell be bash for su -,
> > but /bin/false otherwise) and the /dev/usb/scanner0 is set to group saned.
> > When running from xinetd, the server is listening (netstat -a shows a
> > listener at port 6566) and a telnet to that port is also accepted. However,
> > it's immediately dropped. scanimage -L (plus whatever else is necessary to
> > connect to saned, sorry, not at my system right now) works well when
> > saned standalone, but does show the drop when running saned through xinetd.
> > It always properly shows the scanner through local connection.
> What is the content of your xinetd configfile?
> I had to explicitly set it to use the group id by adding "groups = yes". By
> default xinetd doesn't care about the group permissions, only the user
> service sane
> disable = no
> port = 6566
> socket_type = stream
> wait = no
> groups = yes
> user = saned
> group = saned
> server = /usr/sbin/saned
Tried that too, since I found it on the net. Didn't work. I'll send the full
contents and all future testing info when I get to my system again.
Thanks for the info though.
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