[sane-devel] Help with Canon 2700F

m. allan noah anoah at pfeiffer.edu
Tue Aug 15 12:55:00 UTC 2006

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006, Johannes Meixner wrote:

> Hello,
> On Aug 15 00:59 Ulrich Deiters wrote (shortened):
>> I have the same problem since I switched to Linux. Now I made sure
>> that canon.conf contains /dev/sg0 and /dev/scanner
>> AND I created a symbolic link: ln -s /dev/sg0 /dev/scanner.
>> Now "scanimage -L" sees my Canon scanner.
> Does this mean that it does not work when canon.conf contains
> either only "/dev/sg0" or only "scsi" as I suggested in
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=177492#c7
> If it does not work when canon.conf contains only "scsi",
> I would like to get appropriate debug messages, see
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/sane-devel/2006-August/017475.html
> I don't have such a scanner. Therefore without your help with debug
> messages it is not possible for me to get it working out of the box.

and, if we determine that the canon.conf only works properly when it 
contains some other text, we can certainly update the default conf that 
comes with sane... you may have to try 'scsi CANON' as well?


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