[sane-devel] Plustek OpticPro 9636P+ in serial with printer - scanner not found

m. allan noah anoah at pfeiffer.edu
Thu Jul 20 17:56:38 UTC 2006

does the plustek work without the printer attached?


On Thu, 20 Jul 2006, Immanuel CRC Office wrote:

> I have an HP 1200 Laser Jet printer and Plustek OpticPro 9636P+ scanner. 
> (scanner is supported by backends)
> The scanner is connect first to the parallel port, and then the printer is 
> connected to the scanner.
> The printer works without a hitch.
> When I do scanimage -L I get:
> device `hpaio:/par/HP_LaserJet_1200?device=/dev/parport0' is a hp 
> HP_LaserJet_1200 multi-function peripheral
> Is it not possible to connect two parallel devices in serial to connect to 
> the scanner?
> If it is, I do not know how to proceed. I do not have pt_drv module 
> installed, but I'm not clear if I need that. I seem to have the right 
> backends, and I've removed the # from the plustek_pp in /etc/sane.d/dll.conf 
> file.
> Ubuntu AMD64 6.06 (Dapper)
> Sane and XSane installed
> Thanks,
> Crystle

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