[sane-devel] Problem in detecting usb scanner

Maurice McCarthy manselton at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 4 10:24:46 UTC 2008


I'm running Debian unstable and lsusb is contained
in usbutils:

% lsusb -V
% lsusb (usbutils) 0.73

Don't know if that helps. 


On Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 08:05:39AM +0200, Giuseppe Sacco wrote:
> Hi Allan,
> On Sun, 3 Aug 2008 18:18:39 -0400 "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > the location of usb device files has moved from /proc/bus/usb to
> > /dev/usb. perhaps your version of libusb looks in one place, and the
> > system makes them in the other. udev might also be involved?
> The documentation installed with libusb package (its version is 0.1.12, Debian version 2:0.1.12-5) states that libusb uses /proc/bus/usb and suggest to use a file system usbdevfs or usbfs.
> I am currently recompiling the latest libusb (its version is 0.1.12, Debian version 2:0.1.12-12) but I think this will not solve the problem.
> Bye,
> Giuseppe
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