Oliver Rauch (oliver.rauch@Wolfsburg.DE)
Mon, 15 Nov 1999 14:59:08 +0100

David McCormick wrote:

> I am sure that this question has come up before but I was unable to
> locate it in the archives. I am running RH6.0 on an Intel system., my
> scanner is a Microtek E-6, and I am using an Adaptec 2940UW LVD-2
> board. When I run Gimp as root everything is fine I get the scanner and
> the PNM"s listed as devices and can scan successfully, however if I run
> Gimp as user it only lists the PNM devices, not the scanner. I have
> tried to find what permissions to change but have had no luck. I tried
> using a symbolic link but also with out luck. Can some one tell me what
> permissions to change or what I am doing wrong.

You have to change the permissions of the deivce file, not of the symlink!
if /dev/scanner points to /dev/sg1 you have to change the permissions
of /dev/sg1:

chmod 777 /dev/sg1


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