[sane-devel] Force wake/detection of Fujitsu fi-60F (epjitsu) USB-plugged before firmware files installed?
jtk at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 6 18:09:56 UTC 2008
I am having trouble accessing an epjitsu Fujitsu fi-60F at a remote site.
The scanner was plugged in yesterday, the host PC has not been rebooted,
and I would like to avoid doing that during business hours.
The host PC is Ubuntu 8.10 desktop, libsane-1.0.19-6ubuntu1:
$ scanimage -V
scanimage (sane-backends) 1.0.19; backend version 1.0.19
My user is in the scanner group:
$ grep scan /etc/group
The default package epjitsu.conf is as follows:
$ cat /etc/sane.d/epjitsu.conf
# For scanners connected via USB on a known device (kernel driver):
# For scanners connected via USB using vendor and device ids (libusb):
#usb VENDORID PRODUCTID
# NOTE: if you have to add your device here- please send the id and model
# to the author via email, so it can be included in next version. kitno455 at
# gmail dot com - with epjitsu in the subject line
# these devices require a firmware file in order to function
# it can generally be found inside C:\windows\fjsti.cab or
# open that file and look for a ~65K .NAL file with the scanner's name
# and copy it someplace sane can reach it. then update the line below.
# NOTE: the firmware line must occur BEFORE the usb line for your scanner
# Fujitsu fi-60F
usb 0x04c5 0x10c7
# Fujitsu S300
usb 0x04c5 0x1156
The firware file is in place, but was not at the time the scanner was
$ ls -al /usr/share/sane/epjitsu
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2008-04-28 13:09 .
drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 2008-11-06 12:25 ..
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 65793 2008-04-28 16:17 60f_0A00.nal
sane-find-scanner finds the device as a USB id, but does not
identify or associate it with the epjitsu backend:
# sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the
# result is different from what you expected, first make sure your
# scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer.
# No SCSI scanners found. If you expected something different, make sure that
# you have loaded a kernel SCSI driver for your SCSI adapter.
found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5, product=0x10c7) at libusb:005:004
# Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by
# SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend's manpage.
# Not checking for parallel port scanners.
# Most Scanners connected to the parallel port or other proprietary ports
# can't be detected by this program.
# You may want to run this program as root to find all devices. Once you
# found the scanner devices, be sure to adjust access permissions as
However, scanimage does not find the device at all:
$ scanimage -L
No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different,
check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the
sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation
which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages).
Are there any utilities to force detection and/or waking of this device,
or is my best option to reboot?
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