[sane-devel] Hp 6300C on FreeBSD seg fault
Thu, 05 Sep 2002 07:50:15 +0200
at least the scanner is working with USB under Linux. Even if the
backend does not show the proper model.
Michael Collette wrote:
> Recently purchased this Hp 6300C to connect via USB to my laptop running
> FreeBSD. In the past I had really good luck with Sane on a FreeBSD desktop
> with an older scanjet via a SCSI connection, so I thought I'd give this a
> After a good bit of fighting with it, I finally managed to get Sane to talk to
> it. sane-find-scanner never does properly report the proper model, but XSane
> appears to be utilizing the Hp backend when talking to /dev/uscanner0.
> If I do a preview in "line art" mode, all is well. I can changed the mode to
> "Color" and do a full res scan from that point. The thing that's broken here
> is when I attempt a color preview. When I do this, it scans very nearly to
> the end of the document then promptly seg faults.
> In thinking this might be due to the scan attempting to go too far I shortened
> the preview length to "letter". No change, still seg faults.
> At this point I'm guessing that the problem might be somehow related to the
> fact that Sane is unable to determine the exact model of the scanner in use.
> I actually haven't a clue, but grasping at straws as best I can.
> Vital Stats:
> 4.6-STABLE FreeBSD 4.6-STABLE #0: Sat Aug 31 03:01:09 PDT 2002
> Built from source from ports tree:
> I really need to determine if this scanner is usable via the USB on FreeBSD or
> not. Limited time before I can take it back and get a refund and all. It
> really looks to be a nice scanner at a decent price, so I'd really hate to
> take it back.