[sane-devel] Sane-Find-Scanner Detects Mouse

Hugh McMaster dasjournal at gmail.com
Sun May 20 08:29:24 UTC 2007

Hi Gerald,

Thankyou for your reply.

On 20/05/07, Gerald Murray wrote:
> Quoting Hugh McMaster:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I just ran the sane-find-scanner command on my computer, and I noticed
> > that in the verbose output, the programme detected my USB mouse.
> >
> > I assume that is would be the behaviour of libusb, since it detects
> > most USB devices.  Is that correct?  Libusb detected my scanner (Canon
> > 3000F) as well.
> Normal would be that a mouse has a driver assigned, such as usbhid,
> and sane-find-scanner should leave it alone.  I could not get
> sane-find-scanner
> to list my mouse even after I put the vendor and product numbers in
> sane.d/genesys.conf.  Perhaps there is an incorrect vendor/product entry
> in the *.conf files that you have?

I haven't altered any configuration files, though.

> libusb is able to communicate with almost any usb device.
This is the best explanation, since libusb can communicate with the
mouse, so it would get displayed wouldn't it?  Although I thought
sane-find-scanner was programmed to display scanners only?


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