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Re: HP 5370C Scanner How to config?



On Sun, 2005-04-10 at 14:05 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> Paul Howarth wrote:
> 
> > Bob Goodwin wrote:
> >
> >> Paul Howarth wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Looks like I've been barking up the wrong tree. It seems that USB 
> > scanner support doesn't use udev at all.
> >
> > According to http://www.exactcode.de/oss/avision/index.html the 
> > "avision" backend should provide at least limited functionality for 
> > your scanner. See "man sane-avision" for details (you'll need to have 
> > the sane-backends package installed).
> >
> > P.S. Please don't post HTML to this mailing list.
> >
> > Paul.
> >
> I am using Thunderbird 1.0.2 and it is set to send plain text
> to domain redhat.com, should never send html? It usually asks
> me to ok sending html. However I have recently been afflicted
> with a severe vision problem and may have hit the wrong button.
> That's the reason for the scanner, I need to enlarge printed
> pages to read text!
> 
> I found the following data in /var/log/dmesg, still can't get xsane
> to recognize the scanner, no device?
> 
> I tried creating /dev/sg0 and making an entry in fstab but to no avail 
> there ...

You need neither. The scanner should work with libusb, which doesn't
use /dev entries. You are using Fedora Core 3, aren't you?

Did you look at "man sane-avision"?

Paul.
-- 
Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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