[sane-devel] Plustek Scanner (again)

Jaeger, Gerhard gerhard@gjaeger.de
Sat, 1 Jun 2002 12:27:45 +0200


the problem is, that your scanner is not recognized by the driver. In that
case the beast is not loaded and you get these strange error messages.
Why is it not loaded?
No idea! You might enable the debug output of the kernel module and
send me the output to check the problem...


On Thursday, 30. May 2002 07:18, Keith Bates wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> Some months ago, after much help from the list, I managed to get my plustek
> scanner going.
> I have now upgraded from RH7.1 to 7.3 and in the process deleted my
> previous software settings. So I am back to installing SANE and plustek-
> driver, and I am back to having problems!
> I have sane backend 1.07 and plustek driver 0.41.4
> When I do "make load" on the plustek driver, I get:
> /sbin/modprobe pt_drv || exit 1
> /lib/modules/2.4.18-3/misc/pt_drv.o: init_module: Success
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including
> incorrect IO or IRQ parameters /lib/modules/2.4.18-3/misc/pt_drv.o: insmod
> /lib/modules/2.4.18-3/misc/pt_drv.o failed
> /lib/modules/2.4.18-3/misc/pt_drv.o: insmod pt_drv failed
> make: *** [load] Error 1
> I went into the mailing list archives and followed advice previously given
> to me i.e. edit dll.conf and ld.config. i have also created /dev/pt_drv.
> After all this I still can't get my scanner going... scanimage -L says it
> cannot find a scanner.
> Thank you for any advice you can give.