[sane-devel] blank page scanned with CanoScan LiDE25
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 15:50:05 UTC 2008
run 'lshal' and see if the scanner is anywhere in that long list....
On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Y P <yellow.penguin at edpnet.be> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 09:39:43AM -0400, m. allan noah wrote:
>> gentlemen- we have led YP astray. It seems that recent Ubuntu and
>> Fedora no longer install udev rules, but rather, use ConsoleKit and
>> hal to manage device access.
>> look around in /usr/share/hal/fdi for some sort of libsane.fdi file.
> OK, the directory exist.
> But no libsane.fdi there.
> It's elsewhere... see more below.
>> Verify that the scanner's usb vendor and device ids are in that file.
>> If they are, then perhaps the hal fdi cache is corrupt, see ubuntu bug
>> #211708 for a possible fix.
> On my Hardy, there is a file called 20-libsane.fdi; the path is:
> and the 20-libsane.fdi file is +/- 210k great.
> Content regarding LiDE25 is:
> <!-- Canon CanoScan LiDE25 -->
> <match key="usb.vendor_id" int="0x04a9">
> <match key="usb.product_id" int="0x2220">
> <append key="info.capabilities" type="strlist">scanner</append>
> <merge key="scanner.access_method" type="string">proprietary</merge>
> i don't know if that info should be relevant for resolving the problem.
> Y)ellow P)enguin
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