[sane-devel] Nikon Coolscan III not recognised.

Major A andras@users.sourceforge.net
Tue, 17 May 2005 09:04:48 +0200

> I hope that it is ok to post this here, if not let me know. I installed 
> ftp://rpmfind.net/linux/Mandrake/10.2/SRPMS/main/sane-1.0.15-7mdk.src.rpm
> and the dependancies and everything seemed to install properly. When I run the 
> program from either the GUI interface or the command line or 
> sane-find-scanner it fails to find anything. My system is seeing the SCSI 
> interface which the scanner is attached to. Is there something I'm missing. 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Make sure that the user running scanimage/xsane/xscanimage has
read/write permissions to the scanner's device file
(/dev/sg*). There's no need to change any configuration files, the
default must work just fine.

If this fails, please post the output of "SANE_DEBUG_COOLSCAN2=255
scanimage -L".