You need to set the permission on the device which you scanner is using.
do a scanimage -L as root and the end of the scanner list will have
something like /dev/hp<whatever>. This device need to be set to chmod a+wrx
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brendan Boyle" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2000 11:12 AM
Subject: Apologies for such a newbie question
> I'm sorry to put such a simple question on the list but I've had no joy
> reading the excellent FAQ at http://www.xs4all.nl/~ljm/SANE-faq.html or
> I have installed sane and can happily access my scanner when logged in as
> but not when logged in as any other user. scanimage -L works fine as root
> returns nothing as any other user. Doing a scanimage as a normal user
> "no SANE devices found" but works as root. xscanimage returns an error
> with "no devices available" but also works as root. I'm assuming a
> problem but I can't seem to spot where it may be.
> My scanner is a HP C5110A and the card is an Adaptec 2940 that also runs a
> CDBurner successfully. I'm running RedHat 6.2 with a kernel I configured
> myself. SCSI support is correctly setup in the kernel as far as I know.
> using sane 1.0.3.
> I can't find any information anywhere else that may help so I have had to
> to this list. If anyone can point me in the direction of some help it
> greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance
> Brendan Boyle
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