[sane-devel] HP scanner not found

Dave Welch info at WellspringVision.com
Sun Oct 4 23:08:16 UTC 2009

I am having a scanner problem, I am trying to use my HP Scanjet 4470c on
a machine running Fedora 11 with sane 1.0.20-4.  I have followed all
that I understand in the documentation. I don't seem to have
libsane-rts8891.a on my system, do I need it? If so, where can I find

When I used command  lsusb  see output below.
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 046d:c518 Logitech, Inc. MX610 Laser Cordless
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 05e3:0608 Genesys Logic, Inc. USB-2.0 4-Port HUB
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 046e:5503 Behavior Tech. Computer Corp. 
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 03f0:0805 Hewlett-Packard HP4470C
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

When I start xsane it says no devises available.

This is the output of sane-find-scanner:
found USB scanner (vendor=0x03f0, product=0x0805, chip=rts8801/rts8891)
at libusb:002:004

When I used command  scanimage -L  see output below.

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).

When I used command  scanimage -d rts8891  the scanner scanned and
displayed garbage in the terminal.

Thanks for any help!

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