[sane-devel] usb Scanner always busy
Fri, 7 Nov 2003 21:22:08 +0100
On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 08:07:52PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Oops, sorry Henning. The scanner is an Epson Perfection 1250u.
> sane-backends is 1.0.11 IIRC. Present kernel is 2.6.0-test9-mm2.
1.0.12 is the current stable version. There are also snapshots of
1.0.13. However I don't remember such a problem.
> xsane, when launched, appears to be ok. But click on get preview, or
> just click on the go button, and the return is that its busy, coming
> back instantly.
> dmesg seems to indicate its found and linked in the normal manner.
Please show us the output of "scanimage -L".
> But click on get preview gets a message box telling me it failed to
> start the scanner, and does it in just a few hundred milliseconds.
To be sure that no other backend makes trouble, you can disable
everything but yout backend in dll.conf.
> >You can enebale debug messages by setting the environment variable
> >SANE_DEBUG_BACKENDNAME=255 (BACKENDNAME is the name of the backend
> > you use).
> I'm not sure which backend is showing,
"scanimage -L" shows the backend name.
> but let me run it... Plustek
> seems to be the choice after it wades past a bunch of bttv stuffs and
> the test backends.
"plustek" or "epkowa" if you have isntalled the latter.
> Setting the env var doesn't seem to effect things either...
Setting it prints debug messages.
SANE_DEBUG_PLUSTEK=255 scanimage -d plustek >image.pnm