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Re: SCSI : "hot" plugging scanners ?

Subject: Re: SCSI : "hot" plugging scanners ?
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Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 01:10:19 +0200
On Fri, 26 Aug 2005 00:58:24 +0200
Vincent Trouilliez <[email protected]> wrote:

> However when I do need it, I can't just turn it on as it is not
> detected, requiring me to reboot the machine, not very elegant.
> So I was wondering, is there a way (some magical command line utility or
> something) to ask the SCSI controller (low end Adaptec 2904)  to re-scan
> the bus so it can find the scanner and hopefully Ubuntu will pick it up
> (create its device node ie) ?

- turn the scanner on
- load the scsi-module specific for your scsi-card (e.g. aic7xxx or so)
- load the scsi-sg module
- check dmesg or appropriate /proc/scsi/ part to see whether it's there

that's how i've happily managed with a scsi-scanner like that in the
past :)

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