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Re: Scanner woes in F9



On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 11:38 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> I sent this message to fedora-list, but received no reply.  I hope
> somebody here knows enough about HAL and/or SANE to help me out.
> 
> Apparently, scanner configuration is now handled through HAL rather than
> UDEV, which means I have no idea how to get my scanner set up.
> 
> I have an Epson Expression 800 SCSI scanner.  It is detected with no
> problem as /dev/sg0 and gets user root, group lp and permissions
> -rw-rw---.  So root can see the scanner, but regular users and network
> users can't see it.  Changing the permissions to -rw-rw-rw by hand makes
> the scanner accessible to local users, but still not over the LAN.  And
> of course, it won't be preserved across reboots.
> 
> I added the network IP range to /etc/sane.d/saned.conf and added
> localhost to /etc/sane.d/net.conf, configured /etc/xinetd.d/sane-daemon
> as it was when it worked in F8, and opened port 6566 in the firewall.
> 
> Any idea what I'm missing?
> 
> I have sane-backends-1.0.19-10.fc9.i386.  The HAL configuration for
> scanners is in /usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/10osvendor/19-libsane.fdi.

Please open a bug report at http://bugzilla.redhat.com against the
sane-backends component and attach the output of "lshal" to the ticket
(don't paste it as comment).

Nils
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