[sane-devel] Arcard and mustek

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Tue, 14 Jan 2003 22:37:58 +0100


On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 01:27:20PM -0800, alto.iole@earthlink.net wrote:
> I am using Kernel 2.4.19, what I did last night
> was to try to download the driver from acard
> atp870u.c and compile it. 
> The readme suggest to compile it not as module
> but actually built it in the kernel.
> I do not see the reason.
> Anyway I compile as standard module and it behaves
> like the original module shipped with the kernel.
> The behavior is kind of strange, the scanner start
> moving but it stop afer a few second and freeze
> the computer. 

That means that the freeze occurs when the scan data is moved from the
scanner to the computer. YOu could try seeting option
disable-double-buffering in mustek.conf, that disables the usage of
more than one SCSI buffer at the same time.

Which version of SANE are you using?

> I have not tried to debug the problem by changing the dedbug verbosity during
> the scan. 
> I do not have enough experience to debug the kernel module :(

Neither me.