[Nottingham] Going inSANE???

Alex Tibbles alex_tibbles at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Apr 29 09:03:52 BST 2005

--- Graeme Fowler <graeme at graemef.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-04-28 at 23:01 +0100, David Aldred
> wrote:
> > It matches the details in the artec_eplus48u
> backend file. On a sudden thought 
> > I just did
> > grep 0x4003 *
> > in the sane.d directory, and confirmed that *only*
> the artec_eplus48u file 
> > lists this vendor/device combination. 
> if you "less /proc/bus/usb/devices" do you see your
> device identified in
> there?
> If you unplug it from the USB port, wait a minute or
> so to allow the
> hotplug subsystem to cool down, then plug it in
> again do you see
> anything interesting (or relevant) in
> /var/log/messages?
> You should see the hotplug system identify the
> device as attached, then
> match the driver to it.
> The following links might give less tired advice ;-)
> http://linux-usb.sourceforge.net/
> http://linux-usb.sourceforge.net/policy.html
> http://linux-hotplug.sourceforge.net/

I am no help at hotplug - never got it working
properly, but I have had a lot of permission problems
with sane. Run everything as root to prove there are
no permission problems. Do you have a
/dev/usb/scanner? Do you have a usbfs mounted? (Sorry
if I am confusing things).


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