Hi folks,

Ubuntu 7.04 desktop
Scanner - Epson Perfection 3490 Photo


Evoked:
Application --> Graphics --> XSane Image Scanner
Code:
Error
Failed to open device 'snapscan:libusb:001:002':invalid argument

Performed following steps;

$ sudo apt-get install sane-utils

# lsusb
Code:
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04b4:0001 Cypress Semiconductor Corp. Mouse
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 04b8:0122 Seiko Epson Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
# ls -ltr /proc/bus/usb/001
Code:
total 0
crw-rw-r-- 1 root root    189, 0 2007-08-10 15:00 001
crw-rw-r-- 1 root root    189, 2 2007-08-10 15:00 003
crw-rw-r-- 1 root scanner 189, 1 2007-08-10 15:13 002
Shall I change owner as "root root'???

# find / -name libsane.db
# find / -name libsane.rules
Both without printout

# sane-find-scanner
Code:
.....
found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x0122 [EPSON Scanner]) at libusb:001:002
.....
# scanimage -L
Code:
device `snapscan:libusb:001:002' is a EPSON EPSON Scanner flatbed scanner
# scanimage -T
Code:
[snapscan] Cannot open firmware file /usr/share/sane/snapscan/your-firmwarefile.bin.
[snapscan] Edit the firmware file entry in snapscan.conf.
scanimage: open of device snapscan:libusb:001:002 failed: Invalid argument

Pls advise how to fix the problem. TIA


B.R.
satimis