[sane-devel] USB sanner only as root

Oliver Schwartz Oliver.Schwartz at gmx.de
Tue Jan 17 21:55:07 UTC 2006


> Thank you for the orientaion.
> On both computers I simply changed the id in the corresponding line
> of /etc/sane.d/hotplug/libsane.db from 0664 to 0660 and it worked
> fine. In case of BenQ 5000 it was also necessary to change the
> product code from 0x20fc to 0x20f8, acording to the information
> obtained trough sane-find-scanner, and to insert the firmware
> 20F8V115 (and not 20F8V116 as idicated in snapscan.sourceforge.net)
> in /etc/sane.d/sanapscan.conf. Thanks
> Gustavo Bayer

20F8V116 is the newest version of the firmware (the last 3 digits of 
the filename are the version of the file). V116 is contained in the 
driver from Benq's website, V115 is probably a slightly older version 
from your driver CD. I guess it works just as well.


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