[sane-devel] Epson 1260 Photo & Red Hat 7.3

James Knott james.knott@rogers.com
Sat, 27 Dec 2003 15:35:20 -0500

Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 26 December 2003 22:15, James Knott wrote:
>>I recently bought an Epson Perfection 1260 Photo scanner.  While it
>>is supported in Linux, I've seen warnings about versions of sane
>>previous to 1.0.10 causing motor burnout problems.  My desktop
>>system is Red Hat 7.3, with sane-backends-1.0.7-6.  I assume this
>>version is early enough to cause the problems.  I have checked Red
>>Hat and rpmfind and not been able to find an appropriate update for
>>RH 7.3.  Any suggestions as to what I should install?
>>tnx jk
> The latest tarballs?  Excise the rpms though.

That's what I figured.  Guess I'd better go get them.  Does the entire 
package have to be replaced, or just the back ends?

BTW, the scanner works fine with my notebook, running SuSE 9.0, which 
includes the proper version of sane.

tnx jk