[sane-devel] Help with Canon 2700f

m. allan noah anoah at pfeiffer.edu
Wed Aug 2 14:13:36 UTC 2006

quit testing with sane an kooka. until you get it to show up in 
sane-find-scanner and scanimage -L, there is no point.


On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, John Bird wrote:

> Hi
> first let me apologise for posting here but I have searched on the net and
> posted in two Linux user groups all to no avail. I'm running Kubutu 6.06 64
> bit using Kernel 26.15.26 and so installed Deb packets from this
> distribution.
> I'm trying (very trying at times) to get GIMP to Scan using a Canon 2700F film
> scanner but neither Gimp nor Kooka see it, They both see the USB flat bed,
> From the Sane document I know that this scanner is supported by sane canon
> backend.This scanner shows in KinfoCenter as Below
> Attached devices
> Host scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 02 Lun: 00
> Vendor: CANON   Model IX-27015C      Rev: 1.15
> Type:  Scanner               ANSI SCSI revision: 02
> And my SCSI shows up correctly.
> From the documentation in the sane-backends-1.0.16 I found the following which
> seems to applie.
>  Add the "canon" scanner to the /usr/local/etc/sane.d/dll.conf file:
>      -------- cut here ------------
>      # enable the next line if you want to allow access through the network:
>      #net
>      pnm
>      #mustek
>      #hp
>      #qcam
>      #umax
>      canon
>      -------- cut here ------------
>   Add a "canon.conf" file to the /usr/local/etc/sane.d directory:
>      -------- cut here ------------
>      scsi CANON
>      -------- cut here ------------
> In the Kubutu distro I use there is no /usr/local/etc/sane.d/dll, but there is
> a /etc/sane.d/dll which I assume is the equivalent in this distro. In this
> directory I have made a file .conf file, cutting and pasting as instructed.
> There was already a canon conf file in the /etc/sane.d consisting of,
> #canon conf
> /dev/scanner
> #/dev/sg0
> and so to this I cut and pasted  scsi CANON  and have tried it in all possible
> combinations commenting out lines and removing comments, but cannot get Gimp
> or Koola to see it even as root. The scanner goes through its calibrate cycle
> on boot up. The only components of SANE I have installed are the following
> gimp2.0-quiteinsane
> libsane
> python-imaging-sane
> python2.4-imaging-sane
> Any help with this would be most wellcome at this point(please save me from
> the evil empire of windoz)
> John.
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