SANE Network Daemon question

Pollywog lists-fbsd at
Sat Dec 8 19:45:56 PST 2007

On Sunday 09 December 2007 03:26:19 Predrag Punosevac wrote:

> Then look the /usr/local/etc/sane.d You already have all files you need
> to have.
> Debian is known for fine grinding of packages so I would not be
> surprised that they divided generic sane-backhand package in several part.
> That is a very good practice but unfortunately FreeBSD does not have
> that man power and the user base to do the same.
> Would you be so kind than to write how to for network scanning. It would
> be very good if you could append Handbook article about scanning. I have
> no clue whom you should contact with the offer to contribute the article
> for Handbook.

I have not done this in FreeBSD, only Linux.  I have a printer that requires 
HPOJ, which I don't believe is available for FreeBSD.  My printer is a 
Hewlett-Packard PSC 2110 "All-in-one" and it is a USB printer.  Someone told 
me that HPLIP is what I should use but I was unable to get it to work with my 

I believe I used instructions I found at Marcel Gagne's website to get network 
scanning working in Linux.

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