[sane-devel] hp usb scanner help

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning at meier-geinitz.de
Sun Sep 28 21:32:12 BST 2003


On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 12:37:04PM -0400, michaell taylor wrote:
> I am having trouble with a hp 7130xi usb scanner in redhat 8.0, kernel
> 2.4.20smp. Sane-find-scanner reports no scanners - but /etc/modules.conf
> seems to show usb support and I can print through the usb connection.
> I've recompiled hpoj and sane-backends - still sane-find-scanner
> er...doesn't. 

sane-find-scanner doesn't depend on the hpoj version. If it doesn't
find a USB scanner, it wasn't detected by the kernel in most cases.
Did you try as root? Please show us the output of 
"sane-find-scanner -v -v" and "cat /proc/bus/usb/devices" (both as

> I've heard from the hpoj devel team that the newest HP all-in-ones are
> not supported.  But sane device compat files seem to indicate otherwise.

I have no idea about that specific scanner but all USB scanners should
be detected by sane-find-scanner even if they are not supported.


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