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Old 03-02-2005, 03:01 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, 05:18 AM   #2
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do you have the sane backend for it?

http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html#Z-BENQ

Also read about the SANE project.

http://www.xs4all.nl/%7Eljm/SANE-faq.html#6

Note: the scanner is not a filesystem, and so cannot be "mounted". (Just a note from the pedants...)
 
Old 03-02-2005, 07:56 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 http://snapscan.sourceforge.net/) 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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