[sane-devel] One more try to get CX5000 scanner working.

tj 999alfred at comcast.net
Tue Apr 20 01:28:40 UTC 2010

I posted this before, but all I got where "it's supported answers." I 
had to stop worrying with it for a while, but now I really want tot get 
it working.
Ok, user is a member of scanner group. I have a Canon FB630U scanner 
that under sane, but is terribly, terribly slow (go take a nap when 
scanning an 8.5x11).

~ $ /sbin/lsusb
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04b8:082b Seiko Epson Corp. Stylus DX5050
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0a48:3239 I/O Interconnect Multimedia Card Reader
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

So, the scanner is seen on USB.

~ $ sane-find-scanner
  # 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=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x082b [USB2.0 
MFP(Hi-Speed)]) at libusb:001:003
  # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be 
supported by
  # SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend's manpage.

~ $ 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).

 >From /etc/udev/rules.d/80-libsane.rules

# EPSON Stylus CX4900 | EPSON Stylus CX5000 | EPSON Stylus DX5000
# Epson CX-5000 | Epson DX-5000 | Epson DX-5050
# Epson CX-5000 | Epson DX-5000 | Epson DX-5050
ATTRS{idVendor}=="04b8", ATTRS{idProduct}=="082b", MODE="0664", 
GROUP="scanner", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"

In /etc/sane.d/dll.conf I had

I read somewhere to try commenting out epson and uncommenting epkowa, 
which I did and restated, but no change.

Slackware 13 distro.

So, how do I make this thing work?

Also, where in the /dev tree is the device placed?


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