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Changes in USB DEvice Access with Suse 11.2 ???

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http://forums.opensuse.org – Hallo all, this weekend I updated the OS on my laptop from OS 10.3 to 11.2. Most things worked fine ... and quickly ... but I have issues with some USB devices. Printers and everthing that works like a Memory Stick, HD (camera, mobile phone) are OK. But after the update to 11.2 I can neither use my scanner anymore nor my Garmin GPS device. Both devices are listed with 'lsusb' correctly. But applications are not able to find/access them. For the GPS device I do not know how to do more tests. The application (gpsman) that worked fine with 10.3 does not find it anymore. The Scanner is detected by Xsane or Skanlite and also the driver can be installed with Yast when plugged in. But a test fails with "sane_start: Error during Device I/O". 'sane-find-scanner' also lists the device correctly. As a normal user it complains that there is no write access for usblib to the usb device. As root this error does not appear. It can be avoided temporarily by setting chmod 777 to all /dev/bus/usb entries. Then 'sane-find-scanner' does not show any errors. But the applications do not work. I already added the normal user to the "lp" group as shown in the /etc/udev/rules.d/55-libsane.rules and tried to give access to the usb-devices in /etc/fstab .... all without success. As I have two USB devices (Scanner, GPS) that worked fine with 10.3 but are not an external HD (or similar), I assume that someting has changed with the handling of USB devices from 10.3 to 11.2. Any hint, description or tutorial on that issue woul make me happy. Thanks a lot!!! akkuleer (Distributions)