[sane-devel] avision driver

Rene Rebe rene.rebe@gmx.net
Mon, 12 Aug 2002 17:26:37 +0200 (CEST)


On: Sun, 11 Aug 2002 16:42:56 -0400,
    Benjie Chen <benjie@amsterdam.lcs.mit.edu> wrote:
> hi
> i have a HP 5300C, connected to a freebsd machine. i patched the kernel
> so it would recognize the scanner with the usscanner driver to do scsi over
> usb, instead of the default uscanner driver. however, with the default 
> sane installation this still does not work, saying the requested IO buffer
> size exceeds DFLTPHYS.
> i have been hacking around in sane-backend, mainly in the avision driver.
> it got rid of the DFLTPHYS error by changing the "used_lines" variable
> in the avision driver so it would provide a buffer that fits within DFLTPHYS.
> this apparently was in the code already, but commented out.
> the scanner output from xsane is still garbage, however. if you look at the
> scaner while it is trying to scan, you see that the light beam never moves
> down through the entire scanner. i figure i probably messed something up
> after making the previous change in the avision driver.
> anyone ran into this problem before? and solutions?

Your scanner should work perfectly with the latest Avision backend and
Linux. The latest code can be found at:


Could you try the latest versoin? The version in the last official
SANE releases has some bugs.

> thanks
> benjie

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