I have a microtek ScanMaker e3 with a parallel port to SCSI cable that
works under Windows/95, so I believe my hardware is okay. I set the
printer port to EPP mode in the BIOS. I downloaded the source RPM for
the 2.4.18-18.7.xBOOT kernel, patched it with the ppscsi patch, built
it, installed it, but the scanner still won't work with scanimage.
[jeffs@sixl jeffs]$ sudo /sbin/lsmod
Module Size Used by Tainted: P
sg 29132 0 (unused)
on26 18540 0 (unused)
paride 4384 1 [on26]
ppscsi 12644 0 (unused)
parport 21600 0 [paride ppscsi]
scsi_mod 62376 1 [sg ppscsi]
nfs 73572 1
lockd 52304 1 [nfs]
sunrpc 72540 1 [nfs lockd]
ne2k-pci 6624 1
8390 7372 0 [ne2k-pci]
ext3 60800 2
jbd 46932 2 [ext3]
[jeffs@sixl jeffs]$ uname -a
Linux sixl 2.4.18-18.7.xBOOT #3 Mon Nov 18 21:15:18 PST 2002 i586 unknown
[jeffs@sixl jeffs]$ scanimage microtek:/dev/sg0
scanimage: no SANE devices found
[jeffs@sixl jeffs]$ scanimage -L !$
scanimage -L mostek:/dev/sg0
No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different,
check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the
sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation
which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages).
[jeffs@sixl jeffs]$ sudo sane-find-scanner tool
# No SCSI scanners found. If you expected something different, make
# you have loaded a SCSI driver for your SCSI adapter.
# Also you need support for SCSI Generic (sg) in your operating system.
# If using Linux, try "modprobe sg".
# No USB scanners found. If you expected something different, make
# you have loaded a driver for your USB host controller and have
# kernel scanner module.
# Scanners connected to the parallel port or other proprietary ports
# detected by this program.
[jeffs@sixl jeffs]$ more /proc/scsi/scsi
Attached devices: none
I speculate that something is wrong with the ppscsi module, but I
haven't a clue what that might be.
Can anybody offer me any advice please? Is ppscsi going to be
integrated into future kernels or is it going to remain a kernel patch?
-- Jeff Silverman, Linux Guru wannabe, Java Guru wannabe
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