[CentOS] Newer SANE packages for 5.9 ??

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 03:43:44 UTC 2013

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 6:33 PM, fred smith
<fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 04:24:33PM -0800, Akemi Yagi wrote:

>> - Edit /etc/udev/rules.d/50-udev.rules and change Mode from 0644 to 0666
>> ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEM=="usb_device", \
>>         PROGRAM="/bin/sh -c 'K=%k; K=$${K#usbdev}; printf
>> bus/usb/%%03i/%%03i $${K%%%%.*} $${K#*.}'", \
>>         NAME="%c", MODE="0666"
> Akemi:
> Thanks a bunch!
> I had already built 1.0.22, so I just copied over the genesys files from
> /usr/local/lib/sane/wherever, renamed the existing genesys file that was
> already there (from the 1.0.18 installation from the Centos packages),
> edited genesys.conf (to add the right USB identifiers for the scanner)
> then changed the udev rule as you showed.
> Rebooted, and voila!
> All I need to be careful of now, I think, is to not allow sane package
> updates to be applied by yum, unless it gets updated to 1.0.22, and I
> don't imagine that will  happen within the 5.x series.
> thanks again, that was a lot easier than messing around with trying to
> build everything and install it in /usr/local.
> Fred

Glad to hear your success! Sometimes it takes extra effort to get
certain hardware working in Enterprise Linux but all's well that ends
well. :-)


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