[sane-devel] saned refuses to reply

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf@epkowa.co.jp
Wed, 24 Nov 2004 17:57:29 +0900

Henning Meier-Geinitz <henning@meier-geinitz.de> writes:

>> > There haven't been any bugs in saned that stopped it from starting or
>> > detecting the scanner for years so that's not the root of the problem.
>> >
>> > Have you checked that saned is allowed to access your scanner? I.e. if
>> > the device file (e.g. /proc/bus/usb/001/003) is writable by saned:saned?
>> Like I mentioned, when running saned in debugging mode there is no
>> problem at all.
> Do yur run saned as user saned:saned in stand-alone mode? If you run
> it as normal user or root the permissions may be ok but from inetd
> it's usually run as saned:saned.

The inetd setup was such that saned was run as root.root.  I know this
is not a good idea ;-)
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