[sane-devel] Nikon AX-110 Test

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sat, 14 Dec 2002 22:37:48 +0100


On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 02:57:07PM -0500, Kenneth Heafield wrote:
> I have a Nikon AX-110 SCSI (aka Scantouch 110) scanner on a Tekram Ultra 
> SCSI DC-315.

Julien BLACHE just reported severe trouble with this SCSI adapter
using a different scanner. I have no idea if it's related.

> Sane detects the scanner correctly, but only if I run it 
> as root.

Check the permissions for /dev/sg*. See man sane-scsi for details.

> It can get previews and full scans part of the time.  More 
> than half the time, the scan will halt partway through.  The scanner 
> stops moving and emits a high frequency sound.  SANE does not report any 
> errors.  It just waits for more data.  Aborting the scan or preview does 
> not work.  The only way I know to stop it is to kill sane and restart 
> the scanner.  However, no scans will work after that unless I rmmod the 
> module for my SCSI card and insmod it again.  Sometimes, I cannot rmmod 
> the module or sg because the device is busy.

Usually this is an indication for a kernel bug.