Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 101074
usb scanner not configured for system (RFE)
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:37:45 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030703
Description of problem:
start xsane, and error message pops up claiming that no scanner
can be found.
/etc/sane.d/epson must be modified from this default:
[The last two lines are Identical*. Why?]
# here are some examples for how to configure the EPSON backend
# SCSI scanner:
# Parallel port scanner:
# USB scanner - only enable this if you have an EPSON scanner. It could
# otherwise block your non-EPSON scanner from being
# Depending on your distribution, you may need either the
# first or the second entry.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start xsane or kscan
2. system complains that no scanner can be found.
Actual Results: unable to run scanner. Must be manually configured by changing
entries in /etc/sane.d/*.conf file.
Expected Results: scan program should load and find scanner, since USBview and
hardware device can *both* correctly detect and identify the
attached flatbed scanner.
Have requested this in previous betas of RH distros.
Other distros alreay have this enabled in previous versions.
Closing bugs on older, no longer supported, releases. Apologies for any lack of