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[Bug 681146] udev rules for SCSI-scanners do no longer match. Users cannot scan, only root can do that.

--- Comment #42 from Dieter Jurzitza <dieter.jurzitza@xxxxxxxxxxx> 2011-09-13
20:49:22 UTC ---
Hi Terje,
help is in sight. Your scanner promotes itself as a processor. What you have to
do, is as follows

1.) download the patchfile I am going to attach to this bug-report
2.) become root, go to /etc/udev/rules.d
patch -p0 < /home/<LOCATION-DIRECTORY>/55-libsane.rules.original.patch

If I didn't write something the wrong way, things ought to work. After a
reboot, you scanner should be detected and work as user. /dev/sg4 ought to
depict different permissions than now, the group should be "lp" after reboot.

I will provide a patch for openSUSE during the next few days. If this does not
work, we have to debug further, can only be a typo.

Hope this helps
take care


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