Originally Posted by H_TeXMeX_H
I've never networked a printer, but my question is: does the printer scan regularly when not networked.
I think I should have given more information. The error message given is "failed to open device" 'v41:/dev/video' "invalid argument".
The MFC isan HP Officejet Pro L7580 and the driver used is Foomatic/hpijs.
The device URI is "socket://192.168.0.4:9100" and it is connected to my PC by the usual ethernet cable. Printing, Faxing, Copying is fine. But the device in scanning mode is not recognised.
It worked fine when I used Mandriva Spring 2008. So I presume there is something different between Mandriva and Fedora 10.
Under Mandriva the URI was different, being:-
Does this help ?