[sane-devel] Mac OS X - xsane and Microtek Scanmaker II
David B Brown
Mon, 1 Sep 2003 15:56:16 +0100
I'm no expert on this and since I use fink to install this was a
Here's what I did. I edited the fink info file for sane-backends to
uncomment the patch command, and placed the patch file in the same
directory as the fink info file. The I ran a fink rebuild command. As
the build was in progress I was able to see the patch executing, so I'm
pretty sure it worked ok. Is there any way to double check ?
Anyway the good or the bad news depending on how you look at it, is
that I get the same issue
[microtek] sane_get_parameters: regular 3-pass color
[microtek] sane_get_parameters: res_code = 19 (13)
[microtek] sane_get_parameters: dots_per_mm: 2.244094
[microtek] sane_get_parameters: units_per_mm: 11.811024
[microtek] WIDTHPIX: before exp: 484
[microtek] sane_get_parameters: lines: 798 ppl: 484 bpl: 484
[microtek] set_pass_parameters: three-pass, on 2
[sanei_debug] Setting debug level of sanei_scsi to 255.
[microtek] .wait_ready 0...
[microtek] wait_ready failed (0)
[microtek] wait_ready failed (1)
[microtek] wait_ready failed (2)
[microtek] wait_ready failed (3)
[microtek] wait_ready failed (4)
[microtek] wait_ready failed (5)
[microtek] wait_ready failed (6)
Thanks for the attention.
On Monday, September 1, 2003, at 10:11 AM, Guy Brooker wrote:
> On 29/8/03 6:41 pm, "abel deuring" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I hope that Matt (the maintainer of the Microtek backend) will correct
>> any errors in my understanding of the Mircoek backend, and that Guy
>> Brooker <firstname.lastname@example.org> or Mattias Ellert
>> <email@example.com>, who wrote the SCSI support for MacOS X,
>> give better comments.
> Hi David,
> The SCSI support in 10.0.12 was written by Mattias. I recently added a
> port to sanei_scsi, that uses APIs available in Jaguar (OS X 10.2 and
> that adds support for FireWire scanners and SCSI devices plugged in to
> either SCSI cards or SCSI to FireWire adapters.
> The patch is now officially included in the current CVS release of
> though if you'd like to give it a try with the minimal fuss, a zip
> for the patch to 1.0.12 is available at
> (type 'man patch' for instructions on how to apply)
> I've no idea if it will make any difference at all, in fact it's
> more likely to be something in the backend rather than sanei_scsi, but
> worth a try.
> Let us know if this makes any difference.