[sane-devel] scanner is no longer recognized over network

Seb spluque at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 14:21:28 UTC 2010

Just found out this is related to a nasty bug (#588300) in udev.  Adding
the "saned" user to the "lp" seems to be a valid work-around for now,
but it sucks to have to do this.  Hopefully the bug will be squashed

On Wed, 28 Jul 2010 07:20:14 -0500,
Seb <spluque at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:02:10 +0200,
> Nicolas Martin <nicolas0martin at gmail.com> wrote:

> [net] sane_open: net_open [net] sane_open: remote open failed
>> scanimage: open of device net: failed:
>> Access to resource has been denied [net] sane_exit: exiting

>> What about the xinet (or inet ?) configuration you are using on the
>> server: is the user/group used for saned allowed to use the scanner
>> on usb ?

> How can I check that?  Other than the /etc/inetd.conf line I showed, I
> have included the "saned" user in the "scanner" group (Debian creates
> a "saned" user and group).  I also included my users in the "scanner"
> group, so I don't know where the permissions problem is.  Thanks.


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