Canoscan N640P in FC6

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Thu Nov 8 04:25:52 UTC 2007

Simon Slater wrote:
> FWIW I had a Canoscan FB320P.  I would have to change permissions
> on /dev/lp0 for each session I used it.  I used scanimage -L as root and
> then as user to check if it was found.  That model had too many I/O
> errors which caused it to stop mid scan requiring a power off/on cycle.
> Replaced it with a USB scanner.  Much less hassles.
You can have console.perms change the permissions for you. You can
add a console.perms rule file to manage lp0 directly, or have udev
create a scanner symlink to lp0, and the scanner rules of
console.perms will take care of it for you.


  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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