I have a standard reply to this query:> On Mon, 28 Jul 2003 22:26:37 +0100, Skip wrote:
>>>> According to Hardware Browser, the system has detected my scanner,
>> however I can't do anything with it. The Graphics -> Scanning menu option
>> reports "no devices available".
>> I have a CanoScan 1240 on a USB port.
>> Any suggestions how to fix this? (I've tried as superuser, root and user)
> If it's any help, this is what my hwconf file says:
> class: OTHER
> bus: USB
> detached: 0
> driver: unknown
> desc: "Canon Inc. CanoScan N1240U/LiDE 30"
> usbclass: 0
> usbsubclass: 0
> usbprotocol: 0
> usbbus: 1
> usblevel: 1
> usbport: 0
> vendorId: 04a9
> deviceId: 220e
> usbmfr: Canon
> usbprod: CanoScan
The fact that a scanner is identified doesn't mean it is supported. For
each new scanner, a new driver needs to be written. I have a Canon D646U,
and the same thing happens. Updated SANE backends are available, but mine
still isn't supported. there is a list of supported scanners on the SANE
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