[sane-devel] Mac OS X - xsane and Microtek Scanmaker II

abel deuring a.deuring at satzbau-gmbh.de
Tue Sep 2 10:25:34 BST 2003

Guy Brooker wrote:
> On 2/9/03 10:29 am, "David B Brown" <david_b_brown at mac.com> wrote:
> > Ok,
> >
> > so that worked
> >
> >
> > G4:src/sane-backends-1.0.12/backend] dave% scanimage -L
> > [sanei_debug] Setting debug level of sanei_scsi to 6.
> > [sanei_scsi] sanei_scsi_open: device name /dev/scanner is not valid
> That is odd, /dev/scanner doesn't exist on OS X, I'm not sure why scanimage
> is repeatedly trying this. I don't see that effect with my EPSON scanner.
> Mattias, Abel, any idea why /dev/scanner is being accessed ?

The default version of microtek.conf contains the line "/dev/scanner".
Since the the MacOS part of sanei_scsi.c supports the "find devices"
logic, the line can be commented out (or tremoved). OTOH, it does not do
any harm, I think.


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