[sane-devel] Epson Perfection V300 and the backend

ToddAndMargo ToddAndMargo at zoho.com
Fri Mar 9 23:39:50 UTC 2018

On 03/09/2018 02:35 AM, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> Hi Todd,
> ToddAndMargo writes:
>> On 03/08/2018 03:09 AM, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> # Better quoting would be appreciated :-)
>> looking at
>> krarc:/home/CDs/Linux/Epson/iscan-gt-f720-bundle-1.0.1.x64.rpm/data/iscan-data-1.36.0-1.noarch.rpm/usr/share/iscan-data/device/
>> I only find an XML for the Perfection V800.
> The presence of an XML file for your device is not a hard requirement,
> IIRC.  The fact that scanimage lists your V300 would be proof of that.
> If you can actually scan with scanimage even more so.  If you can scan
> with scanimage then the V300 _is_ supported by the epkowa backend.
> If, on the same machine and with the same permissions, saned is not able
> to detect the device, then there is something wrong with your saned
> configuration iself or with the way saned is started by, I presume,
> systemd.

Figured it out.  I had to add saned to root in /etc/group.  I
made a separate posting on this to find out the ramifications
and if there is a way around it.

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