[sane-devel] Canoscan LiDE 25 detected by find-scanner, not scanimage

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning at meier-geinitz.de
Fri Nov 25 16:08:18 UTC 2005


On Fri, Nov 25, 2005 at 07:50:37AM -0700, Ron Hunter-Duvar wrote:
> Some expert will probably jump in with a better explanation, but yeah, I read 
> in one of the man pages that a TV card can interfere. Sane is capable of 
> treating a TV card as a scanning device (doing frame capture, I presume). If 
> it picks this card up as the first scanning device, it will be the default. 
> There's something you need to do to change the default scanning device.

However, even in this case both devices (the tv card and the scanner)
will be shown by scanimage -L. xsane and other graphical frontends
will show a selection box.

Disabling the v4l backend is possible by commenting it out in dll.conf.


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