[sane-devel] Scsi scanner?
Thu, 27 Feb 2003 09:43:30 +0100
On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 05:40:13PM +1000, Brad wrote:
> I have an HP scsi scanner connected to an Advansys PCI SCSI card on my Red Hat
> 8.0 PC and it says in the sane-scsi man page:
> For Linux, there is an alternate way of specifying scanner devices. This
> alternate way is based on /proc/scsi/scsi and allows to identify scanners by
> the SCSI vendor and model string and/or by the SCSI device address
> (consisting of bus number, channel number, id, and logical unit number). The
> syntax for specifying a scanner in this way is:
> scsi VENDOR MODEL TYPE BUS CHANNEL ID LUN
> From this I conclude the the first word (scsi) is a command, and I have no
> such command on my Linux system, nor can I see anything in the supplied RPMs
> either. Can anyone shed any light on this?
That part of the manpage is about backend configuration files. So you
would put the scsi "command" in these configuration files. Usually you
don't have to do that because the necessary lines are there by default.