Subject: Re: Why can't I make a scanner work?
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Evgeniy <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/31/2005 19:49:31
On Sat, Dec 31, 2005 at 11:11:15AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> 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
> up.
> dmesg output:
> ugen0 at uhub2 port 2
> ugen0: Canon CanoScan, rev 1.10/1.00, addr 2
> sane-find-scanner:
> 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 <>

May be you try something like 

scanimage -L -d backend_for_your_scaner:libusb:/dev/usb2:/dev/ugen0 >