[sane-devel] Re: sane-devel Digest, Vol 8, Issue 36

Michael Stuart Alexander Robb msar at macs.hw.ac.uk
Tue Feb 28 16:06:51 UTC 2006

Rajasekaran J. wrote:
>    I have HP scanjet 4070 photosmart scanner,It works fine in Fedora core
> 3 and  Debian It detects with "sane-find-scanner" and "scanimage -L" But
> xsane or xscanimage not detecting the scanner.I am using with "Libusb"
> method because the kernel is 2.6.12-1-p4-smp.

I had a similar problem with my Canon Scanlide 60.

sane-find-scanner would work, but xsane would not.

To get xsane to work, I had to go into the directory "/etc/hotplug/usb"
and edit the files:


 usbscanner 0x0003 0x04a9 0x221c 0x0000 0x0000 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x0

There should also be a script 'libusbscanner' there as well.


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