[sane-devel] HP Scanjet G2710 support in RPM-packed sane-backends

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 20:45:34 UTC 2009

2009/2/16 Jacek Rużyczka <stacheldraht at interia.pl>:
> Am Sunday 15 February 2009 21:09:41 schrieben Sie:
>> > So this means that support for the G2710 had not yet been included when
>> > the last official release was done, and I have to switch to the devel
>> > version to get my scanner up & runnig, right?
>> So it appears.
>> > Call it a stupid question...but when do you think is the next release to
>> > come??
>> We are a little low on manpower, and the next release could have some
>> incompatible changes, so we are moving slowly, sorry.
>> allan
> OK, I've just installed hp3900 from the tarball...but sane-find-scanner still
> does not find my scanner. Instead it somehow acts the fool:
> veteran:/home/jacek # sane-find-scanner
> found USB scanner (vendor=0x03f0 [hewlett packard], product=0x2805 [hp
> scanjet], chip=RTS8822) at libusb:001:005

what do you mean? it sure looks like sane-find-scanner found it...

> So do I need to re-install the whole SANE package?? Or is it only a missing
> entry in some config file...?

sane-find-scanner does not use sane-backends. it just checks the usb
subsystem for any possible devices.

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