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Re: Permission Problem with xsane - more



On Sat, Oct 08, 2011 at 12:09:51PM +1100, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> On 08/10/11 01:31, Thomas H. George wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 10:37:04AM +1100, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> >> On 06/10/11 01:38, Thomas H. George wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 08:57:59AM -0400, Alan Greenberger wrote:
> >>>> On 2011-10-03, Thomas H. George <lists@tomgeorge.info> wrote:
> >>>>  (...)
> >>>>>>>> Tell us your scanner model? :-)
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Epson Perfection 2400 Photo
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>  (...)
> >>>>> Just found the following:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Script started on Mon 03 Oct 2011 03:38:15 PM EDT
> >>>>> tom@dragon:~$ lsusb -s 001:005
> >>>>> Bus 001 Device 005: ID 04b8:011b Seiko Epson Corp. Perfection 2400 Photo
> >>>>> tom@dragon:~$ scanimage -L
> >>>>> device `epson2:libusb:001:005' is a Epson GT-9300 flatbed scanner
> >>>>> device `epson:libusb:001:005' is a Epson GT-9300 flatbed scanner
> >>
> >> Alan's post has broken the thread - but in a previous post I mentioned
> >> that "The problem seems to be that *both* epson and epson2 backends are
> >> being called"
> >>
> >> <snipped>
> >>>> $ grep epson /etc/sane.d/dll.conf
> >>> epson
> >>> epson2
> >>
> >> This is where epson *and* epson2 are *both* being called.
> >> Comment one of them out.
> >> The default on Squeeze is for *only* the epson2 backend to be active.
> >>
> > I did comment out epson in dll.conf.  This did not solve the problem.
> >> What was the result of trying the suggested scanimage commands? (in the
> >> post you didn't respond to)
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >>
> > I did respond to Alan's post repeating all his commands and finding no
> > difference in the file permissions.  I don't know why that response
> > didn't appear in this thread.
> 
> It may have, and I may have missed it.
> I still can't find your answer to the outcome of running:-
> $ scanimage -d epson2:libusb:001:005
> and
> $ scanimage -d epson:libusb:001:005

These commands respond "output is not a file, exiting"

To add to the confusion xcanimage now works from a command line, no more
segfault.  I have changed nothing since installing iscan.  My best guess
is that commenting out epson in /etc/sane.d/dll.conf may have solved the
problem but only took effect after the system was rebooted.

> <snipped>
> > 
> > Tom
> >> -- 
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