scanner setup question
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Wed Dec 31 19:47:05 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 31 December 2008 08:52:40 stan wrote:
> I am trying to set up a new machine that has an HP scanner atached to it. I
> am a bit confused at the moment.
> I am trying to set up to allow users to acess this scanner. I have added
> this to /etc/devfs.conf
> perm pass0 0660
> And that seesm to work:
> # ls -l /dev/pas*
> crw-rw---- 1 root operator 0, 104 Dec 31 12:07 /dev/pass0
> I have added my suer to the operator group
> # grep stan /etc/gro*
> Running san-find-scanner as me finds the sacnner:
> found SCSI processor "HP C2520A 3503" at /dev/pass0
> $ 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).
> What am I doing wrong?
No experience with a scanner, but for a CD writer you also need access to the
xpt device. It's worth a shot.
Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
and never get to the software part.
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