Bug 101074 - usb scanner not configured for system (RFE)
Summary: usb scanner not configured for system (RFE)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu   
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Version: beta1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: FutureFeature
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-07-28 21:57 UTC by Elton Woo
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-27 01:41:47 UTC
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Description Elton Woo 2003-07-28 21:57:27 UTC
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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?]

# epson.conf
# here are some examples for how to configure the EPSON backend
# SCSI scanner:
scsi EPSON
# Parallel port scanner:
#pio 0x278
#pio 0x378
#pio 0x3BC
# USB scanner - only enable this if you have an EPSON scanner. It could
#               otherwise block your non-EPSON scanner from being 
#               recognized.
#		Depending on your distribution, you may need either the
#		first or the second entry.
#usb /dev/usb/scanner0
#usb /dev/usb/scanner0

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

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.

Additional info:

Have requested this in previous betas of RH distros.
Other distros alreay have this enabled in previous versions.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-04-27 01:41:47 UTC
Closing bugs on older, no longer supported, releases. Apologies for any lack of

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