[sane-devel] problem with scsi interface on Epson GT7000 (ubuntu 10.10)

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 20:47:52 UTC 2011

What is the content of /proc/scsi/scsi ?


On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 3:32 PM, Therese Poitrineau
<poitrineau.huthe at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> HI
> My scanner Epson GT7000 was unreacheable by 'simple-scan'.
> It was listed correctly by the command 'lsscsi' as EPSON GT7000, , but no device
> (/dev/sg3 ... or more..) follower on the line.
> Indeed, a /dev/sg8 device existed  , with the rights -rwx-------, owner as root.
> After the command 'sudo chmod 666 /dev/sg8', the program 'simple-scan' found
> it..   but I did not like this (re-do after each boot...)
> I think I found the cause: the scsi driver does not send good idVendor nor
> idProduct, but only the names read by lsscsi. I guessed it reading the keys in
> sysfiles.
> I have added lines at the end of '40libsane.rules', that I renamed 50libsane-
> scsi-plus.rules.
> perhaps can you verify and, if true, add the good options for those who use scsi
> interfaces to connec scanners
> remark: the modules drivers are aic7xxx, plus sg (written in the file :
> "/etc/modules: kernel modules to load at boot time."
> joined: 50libsane-scsi-plus.rules.
> friendly
> H.P.
> (pseudo bounoume)
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