[sane-devel] Scanner (USB) not found after kernel upgrade

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning at meier-geinitz.de
Sat Feb 4 16:51:26 UTC 2006


On 2006-02-01 14:44, Bill Brelsford wrote:
> After upgrading my kernel from to (and also with
>, scanimage no longer finds my Epson CX4600 scanner.
>     $ sane-find-scanner
>     ...
>     found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x080d
>         [USB MFP]) at libusb:002:002
>     ...
>     $ scanimage -L
>     No scanners were identified. ...etc.
> The permissions on /proc/bus/usb/002/002 are still set up
> correctly.  Dmesg and boot messages yield no obvious clues.
> Other USB devices continue to work, including the CX4600
> printer.  I'm running Debian Sarge on an i386.
> Suggestions?  Thanks..

Does it work as root? If yes, it may be a permission problem. If no, send a
log file: 

Maybe you use udev now? Permissions need to be set on /dev/bus/usb/...
in this case.


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