[sane-devel] Plustek Scanner (again)

Jost Diederichs jost@qdusa.com
Wed, 29 May 2002 23:03:22 -0700

There is a known problem with the update script in the sane-backends rpm 
that comes with redhat 7.3. See previous posts. Running ldconfig should 
fix that. Alternatively uninstall sane-backends and reinstall it.
Good Luck.
 - Jost

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.