Re: scanjet 5200c usb and red hat 7.1

From: Oliver Neukum (
Date: Thu Jun 28 2001 - 00:34:15 PDT

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    On Thursday, 28. June 2001 06:23, you wrote:
    > I'm having a problem trying to get my HP ScanJet 5200C working. When I
    > start up xsane in gnome, it says that it can't find any devices even though
    > my scanner works in windows 98. I have been trying for a couple of days to
    > try to get it working but I can't get it to work. I also noticed that on
    > startup when it's initializing the usb controller it doesn't list any
    > devices that it found, but it sits for about 5 seconds and waits. Does
    > this acutally mean anything like the problem is that it doesn't recognize
    > it as a usb device or is it sane not seeing the scanner even though it's
    > there and what are some possible solutions?

    Look at /proc/bus/usb/devices and /proc/modules
    In the first file you should see your scanner mentioned.
    In the second you should see the module "scanner"


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