Problem with SCSI scanner

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Wed Nov 16 19:29:09 UTC 2005


On Wed, 2005-11-16 at 00:07 -0800, Bob Taylor wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 19:00 -0600, Nick Geovanis  wrote:
> > > Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 10:54:17 -0800
> > > From: Bob Taylor <brtaylor at sanfelipe.com.mx>
> > > Subject: Re: Problem with SCSI scanner
> > > To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> > > Message-ID: <1132080858.8118.6.camel at ann.qtpi.local>
> > > > 
> > > > Try adding "modprobe sg" to /etc/rc.d/rc.local
> > > 
> > > I consider this a hack, Paul. However, I have done so. I *know* it was
> > > in /etc/modprobe.conf because the scanner *was* working. The only thing
> > > that happened since I last used it was the power failure leading to a
> > > reboot.
> > 
> > Just a thought: Maybe you lost a file in the power failure?
> > If /etc is on the root volume, see if there are any files in /lost+found
> > and of there are, maybe grep through the directory for text you might
> > expect in modprobe.conf. Just a suggestion.
> 
> File was there. What was missing was the line: alias scsi_generic sg
> in /etc/modprobe.conf.

To be honest I don't see what difference having that would make.

You might try this though:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2005-April/msg03187.html

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>




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