As far as I can see, this is more or less a FAQ, but without any matching
FGA (Frequently given answer)
I have just installed sane 1.0.4 on a HP 712 running HP-UX 10.20. If works
just fine used locally, but my goal is to use the box as a scanning server
for a few PCs running WIN NT / 98. Enter xsane win. As a few persons earlier
have complained about, I can start /usr/local/sbin/saned from the command
prompt and scan just fine form the PC (wow, that is really great!!) but if I
try to start saned from inetd, xsane comes up, scans for devices and just
dies with a segfault.
From my /etc/services:
sane 6566/tcp # SANE network scanner daemon
from my /etc/inetd.conf
sane stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/sbin/saned saned
(I am running saned as root to eliminate access problems during debugging)
my /usr/local/etc/saned/saned.conf contains
(And since I can scan when starting saned from the command line, that is not
I have not found any traces anywhere of what is going on, how can I increase
the debuglevel when running saned from inetd?
Two other issues I figured out:
I have installed cdcreator on the HP-box, that has a MKNOD script that names
the nodes along the line /dev/rscsi/c1t2d0 rather than /dev/rscsi/c1t2d0 as
As far as I can see from the documentation, I should use
xsane net:server:hp:/dev/scanner, but I could not make it work without
Is it just my ignorance or is it an error in the docs?
Regards and thanks to the developers for a really great piece of software!
Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority
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