[sane-devel] scanner Epson DX4250 not working in Ubuntu 11.10

Giorgio F. Signorini giorgio.signorini at unifi.it
Fri Apr 20 15:15:02 UTC 2012


after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10 my Epson Stylus DX4250, while working
as a printer, is no more found as a scanner by xsane

> uname -a 
Linux myhost 3.0.0-19-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 19 19:05:14 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

> aptitude versions xsane
i   0.998-3ubuntu1                                oneiric                   500 

> aptitude versions sane
i   1.0.14-9                                      oneiric                   500 

> sane-find-scanner 
found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x0820 [USB2.0 MFP(Hi-Speed)]) at libusb:001:004

> scanimage -L 
No scanners were identified. ...

> grep 4b8 /etc/sane.d/epson.conf
usb 0x04b8 0x0820

> grep 0820 /lib/udev/rules.d/40-libsane.rules 
ATTRS{idVendor}=="04b8", ATTRS{idProduct}=="0820", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes" root at fornace4:/usr/site/doc/linux#

I understand the same problem affects many other users of Ubuntu
11.10, either with the same scanner or with different devices.

Is this a bug of SANE ?

thank you,

-- GFS
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