SCSI scanner sound card conflict

Rashkae ubuntu at
Tue Feb 16 16:40:49 UTC 2010

Alan Duval wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently installed Ubuntu 9.04 and had to write 
> "45-scsi-scanner.rules" to /etc/udev/rules.d/ to get xsane to use my HP 
> Scanjet 4P SCSI scanner. However that seems to have caused a conflict 
> with my AudioExcel sound card for I can no longer get system sounds or 
> play music CD's. If I comment out the lines in 45-scsi-scanner.rules I 
> can get sound again.
> I need advice as to how to get the scanner and sound working together.
> To run xsane as root would not be a good idea.
> Alan

Can you run xsane as root without those lines in your custom rules?

Also, my crystal ball is a big foggy today, can you let us know what,
exactly, you are putting in that file?

PS. I've twiced failed to send this message with the correct e-mail 
alias.  I apologize to everyone who gets multiple copies of this when 
the moderators flush the queue.

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