[sane-devel] What is v4l.conf good for?

Erik P. Olsen Erik P. Olsen" <Erik@epo.dk
Tue, 4 May 2004 22:04:10 +0200

It has for a long time irritated me that the command scanimage -L would find
two devices: my scanner and my Hauppauge TV-card. When I ran xsane I should
always select the scanner because it found both these devices.
Today I found the file /etc/sane.d/v4l.conf which contained:


After commenting out these statements xsane (and of cause scanimage) only fo=
the scanner and for that matter I consider my little problem solved. But wha=
is this c4l.conf godd for? Have I introduced other still unknown problems by
removing these statements?

Erik P. Olsen