[sane-devel] well, I'm a retrurning user of sane... got some questions.

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Fri, 23 May 2003 14:33:16 +0200


Please respond to the list, not to me.

On Fri, May 23, 2003 at 05:03:57AM -0700, technomage wrote:
> > Does it get started at all? Run "telnet localhost sane". Do you get a
> > "connection refused" or does it wait for input? If it waits, saned
> > runs ok. Otherwise check /var/log/messages (or wherever xinetd places
> > its messages) for errors.
> I get "connection refused" immediately

Ok, so it's a xinetd issue, not a saned issue.

Check the log files.

> > Does the saned user and group exist?
> no, and I am not sure how to add non-user groups/users to my system (and I 
> don't trust linuxconf to do it right).
> perhaps I should place it in user = nobody, group=nobody?

You can do that. It may not be wise for security reasons, however.

For Debian, there is "adduser --system" for this kind of job.