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Re: [SLE] Scanning problem in 9.1
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 15:33:29 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405091533.29275.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 09 May 2004 12:50 pm, Keith Powell wrote:
> On Sunday 09 May 2004 14:56, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > On Sunday 09 May 2004 07:53 am, Keith Powell wrote:
> > > If I run xsane or xscanimage, they can't find the scanner. So I have
> > > set it up with YAST (installation didn't find it!). If I run xsane as a
> > > user, it still can't find the scanner. However, using a terminal and
> > > ignoring all the error messages, if I run xsane as ROOT, it runs and
> > > scans. After that, I can run it as a user until I shut down the
> > > computer. When I start the computer again, I have to run xsane as ROOT
> > > again before I can run it as a user. Very frustrating!
> >
> > Check the suse data base for this one. THere was a bug in 9.0 with
> > 'losing' the scanner and it may still be there since you did an
> > upgrade... The fix is really simple.... A symbolic link.
> >
> > Fixed my problem with it on 9.0.
>
> Bruce,
>
> All the entries in the database refer to older versions. There's none for
> 9.1. As I have had no scanner trouble with 9.0, I didn't follow up any of
> the advice there.
>

I understand that..... but what I was suggesting was that the fix for 9.0
might also work for 9.1. Worth a try.


> However, if no one comes up with a definite solution, I'll try things from
> the database.
>
> Cheers
>
> Keith

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+ Bruce S. Marshall bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx Bellaire, MI 05/09/04 15:32 +
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