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Re: Addressing a SCSI film-scanner - long, sorry.



On Wednesday 08 March 2006 09:19, Mogens Kjaer wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> ...
>
> >>If that shows your scanner, then you've got the right module. Add:
> >>
> >>alias scsi_hostadapter tmscsim
> >>
> >>to /etc/modprobe.conf
> >
> > tmscsim is the scsi adapter driver, not the scanner itself, and
> > system-config-control Hardware Browser does see the adapter (and lists
> > the driver as tmscsim.
>
> Make sure that the SCSI driver is actually loaded before worrying
> about the scanner driver.
>
> Does the BIOS on the SCSI card (if it has one) list your
> scanner when you boot the machine?
>
Yes

> Try having a
>
> tail -30f /var/log/messages
>
> in one window when you modprobe the scsi driver in another
> window. Does something get logged?
>
> Note, lines will only show up the first time you run
> this modprobe after a reboot. Else you can try and
> rmmod the module before modprobe'ing it again.
>
rmmod worked - and the scanner reinitialised, which was unexpected.  Tail and 
a new modprobe showed the device being recognised as Tekram DC390/AM53C974, 
which is correct.  It has been allocated IRQ 10.

Anne

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