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Old 03-02-2005, 02:01 AM   #1
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Mounting USB Benq scanner please help!

Am trying to use a benq 4300 sanner on RH9 but I cant manage to mount it so I can scan my docs
Old 03-02-2005, 04:18 AM   #2
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do you have the sane backend for it?

Also read about the SANE project.

Note: the scanner is not a filesystem, and so cannot be "mounted". (Just a note from the pedants...)
Old 03-02-2005, 06:56 AM   #3
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You need to install sane and xsane. Copy the file u222v067.bin from the install cdrom to /usr/local/bin (see then go to /etc/sane.d and open snapscan.conf and on the line firmware edit it to read;
firmware /usr/local/bin/u222v067.bin.
You need to make sure that the system is picking up usb devices. If you do xsane from the command line it should all work.
Good luck.


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