Subject: Why can't I make a scanner work?
To: None <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/31/2005 11:11:15
I have been trying to get a scanner working with NetBSD current.  I had
an Epson Perfection 2500 which I have never been able to get working.
Yesterday I bought a Canon Lide 25 because the sane page claimed to
support it but it still doesn't work.  Both act virtually the same.
Here is the results of the Canon since that's the one currently hooked

dmesg output:
ugen0 at uhub2 port 2
ugen0: Canon CanoScan, rev 1.10/1.00, addr 2

found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x2220 [CanoScan],
chip=LM9832/3) at libusb:/dev/usb2:/dev/ugen0

scanimage -L output:
No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different,
check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the
sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation
which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages).

This is supposed to be supported by the Plustek driver but I can't make
it work.  Anyone got it working?

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>