Subject: Re: Microtek scanner not showing up?
To: Greywolf <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/05/2002 18:47:58
I think you should not use ss0, but uk0 instead (comment out ss driver
from your kernel, it's AFAIK very obsolete). At least if you want
to use it with sane.


On Fri, Apr 05, 2002 at 08:41:20AM -0800, Greywolf wrote:
> Greetings,
> I have a Microtek E6 scanner which is not showing up properly on a scsi
> scan.  It shows up as
> ss0 at scsibus0 target 6 lun 0: <, Scanner 600, 1.70> SCSI3 6/scanner fixed
> ss0: async, 8-bit transfers
> Which is good, i.e. it is recognised, but note that the first param is
> empty.
> This makes it troublesome to get xsane started for it because I have to
> constantly supply the name of the device [SANE_DEFAULT_DEVICE has no
> effect].  It also makes it impossible to get it to work with the Gimp,
> because with gimp parameters, it's not okay to pass it the device name.
> Does anyone have any clues as to how to handle this?  I don't want to go
> in bashing on xsane; I was thinking there would be a way to get the kernel
> to set its parameters properly...
> [note:  I have not had coffee yet.  Excuse me if this is the wrong way
> to go about it.]
> 				--*greywolf;
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