SANE Network Daemon question

Pollywog lists-fbsd at
Sat Dec 8 14:03:46 PST 2007

On Saturday 08 December 2007 20:39:06 Predrag Punosevac wrote:
> I was just looking at the documentation on SANE web-site about network
> scanning
> and I noticed that /etc/services on my i386 does not include line like
> sane-port          6566/tcp      # SANE network scanner daemon
> which is used by saned (Sane Network Daemon to enable scanning over the
> network).
> The /etc/inetd.conf file is also missing line (of course should be
> commented by default)
> sane-port  stream  tcp  nowait  saned.saned  /usr/local/sbin/saned saned
> The handbook is  also  mute  about  the  scanning over the network.
> Is anybody using scanners on the network on FreeBSD? Handbook article
> should also be appended.
> I might try to play with it and see how it goes. I could contribute the
> documentation if the community has interest in it.

I wanted to do this but I could not find a package for it.  In Linux, I use 
sane-utils to do this.

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