Failure to detect remote scanner...
On Sat, 2010-05-29 at 13:09 +0100, Ollie Killingback wrote:
> I've got a small home network: one former desktop PC running 9.10
> server edition, with 3 laptops and a netbook all running 9.10, either
> standard or Netbook Remix. The former desktop functions as a file and
> print server. There are two printers attached to it, an HP Officejet
> 5610 all-in-one and an HP Deskjet 5940 - both are fine from any
> machine on the network.
> My wife's laptop is one of these machines and she needs to do a load
> of scanning. Testing the setup before she got to work I found that
> Xsane reports the same error on all the laptops: no scanner detected.
> If I run it from the server, it works fine.
> So I have a simple solution to my wife's present need: sit her at my
> desk and let her scan using the server. But that is not satisfactory
> long term.
> I'd be grateful for any help.
> Ollie K
I have a similar set up, that gave (from memory) the same issues. Then
I moved from DHCP to fixed address's for the scanner and printers, and
no more issues.
Don't know if this will help
Cheers the kiwi
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