[sane-devel] Scanner Canon - CanoScan 300, udev rules missing?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 14:02:21 UTC 2009

Marek- can you remove the symlink, and try this instead:

edit /etc/sane.d/canon.conf, and add the following line at the end:


and see if scanimage -L shows your scanner as root.

If that works, then try changing the 'IX' to 'DR', and that should NOT work.

please report back your results.


On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 9:43 AM, Marek Straka <straka at post.cz> wrote:
> My scanner does not  works until I make a symbolic link /dev/scanner pointing to /dev/sg0
> As I asked on other help forums this is due to missing udev rules.
> Is it possible to add this definition there?
> dell:/home/tata# lsscsi -v
> [0:0:5:0]    scanner CANON    IX-03035B        2.01  -
>  dir: /sys/bus/scsi/devices/0:0:5:0  [/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:02:08.0/host0/target0:0:5/0:0:5:0]
> It is SCSI scanner from Canon, typ CanoScan 300. This is a bit older machine but still working very well.
> Thank you for tips.
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