[sane-devel] Umax S12 scanner set up

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sun, 4 Apr 2004 13:43:30 +0200


On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 04:47:54PM +0530, Pramathesh Ambasta wrote:
> We have an old Umax S12 scanner which connects to a SCSI port. It is
> attached to an Advansys 32 bit SCSI card.
> Earlier with Mandrake Linux 9.1, I was able to use this scanner. During
> installation of the operating system, the scanner was auto detected and
> configured.
> However, I recently installed Mandrake Linux 9.2 on the same machine (a
> clean install). The scanner was not detected during install or
> afterwards by scannerdrake.
> How should I go about configuring this scanner for use?

SANE itsself ususally doesn't need any configuration.

Make sure, that the SCSI driver for your card and the SCSI generic
driver ("sg") is loaded (lsmod). Is the scanner found by
"sane-find-scanner" as root?