[sane-devel] Two identical scanners found

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 13:14:22 UTC 2012

The scanner must be listed twice in the hplip config files, or perhaps
listed once, and autodetected once? Look around for that, or try
asking the hplip guys.


On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 4:20 AM, Andreas Dick <andudi at gmx.ch> wrote:
> dear sane devel list
> I do really not know if this is the right place for this question, but let me
> try to explain:
> I have a new HP Officejet with the libusb (hpaio) driver running perfectly, but
> I am not happy with the fact that since I changed from lenny to wheezy, the
> scanner is found twice when running scanimage -L or even with xsane!
> root at wheezy:~# sane-find-scanner -q
> found USB scanner (vendor=0x03f0 [HP], product=0x5912 [Officejet Pro 8600]) at
> libusb:005:002
> root at wheezy:~# scanimage -L
> device `hpaio:/usb/Officejet_Pro_8600?serial=CN261BK2W705KD' is a Hewlett-
> Packard Officejet_Pro_8600 all-in-one
> device `hpaio:/usb/Officejet_Pro_8600?serial=CN261BK2W705KD' is a Hewlett-
> Packard Officejet_Pro_8600 all-in-one
> the bad thing is that xsane allways asks what scanner I want to use, even if
> they are identical!
> since I did not found any similar isue by googling around the world, I am
> asking me what I do different to others? Can maybe one on this list explain me
> how I could find out where to dig? Is this sane related or could it be a
> hplip/hpaio problem?
> thanks for any help!
> Andreas
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