[sane-devel] Plustek Scanner (again)

Keith Bates kbates@pastors.com
Thu, 30 May 2002 17:09:00 +1000


Thnaks for your input. I already removed the rpm version installed in RH7.3 and re-installed the backends from tar.gz.

I have just tried ldconfig again but with no change.


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

> 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.
> >

God bless you,

Keith Bates
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