[sane-devel] Sane support for Canon PIXMA MG2120, trying to get it to work
David H. Durgee
dhdurgee at comcast.net
Wed Jan 16 21:54:37 UTC 2013
The all-in-one went on sale and I decided to buy it to try it. I am
seeing the following on my linux mint katya x64 system here:
> dhdurgee at DHD-Z560 ~/Downloads $ sudo sane-find-scanner
> [sudo] password for dhdurgee:
> # 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=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x1751 [MG2100 series]) at libusb:002:029
> # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by
> # SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend's manpage.
> # Not checking for parallel port scanners.
> # Most Scanners connected to the parallel port or other proprietary ports
> # can't be detected by this program.
> dhdurgee at DHD-Z560 ~/Downloads $ sudo 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).
> dhdurgee at DHD-Z560 ~/Downloads $ sudo simple-scan libusb:002:029
> ** (simple-scan:21605): WARNING **: Unable to get open device: Invalid argument
> dhdurgee at DHD-Z560 ~/Downloads $
So sane-find-scanner is working and finding the scanner, but scanimage
does not appear to be seeing it. I also tried using simple-scan, but it
is complaining. I don't see the format of the device documented for it,
so perhaps this is a simple error? Where do I go from here?
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