[sane-devel] scan lines
kevin lyda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thu, 25 Sep 2003 00:27:12 +0100
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On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 07:41:39PM +0200, Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 06:15:27PM +0100, kevin lyda wrote:
> > i have a packard bell diamond 1200 plus scanner. i'm scanning in a
> > slew of old photos at 600dpi. on parts of the picture that seem to get
> > more complex as the scanner goes across there seem to be weird lines.
> Can you put an example of such an image on the web, please?
actually, no. i discovered that my scanner had a hardware fault.
apparently i get on with scanners as well as i do with cd burners and
obviously you guys need to do a better job detecting hardware errors
that the hardware is not reporting. (note, i'm not serious here)
thanks for the quick response, sorry for the slow follow-up.
i had the scanner replaced and all is well. on a different note, any
idea why i get this error in /var/log/messages several dozen times at
the beginning of each scan?
Sep 24 23:40:23 roo kernel: scanner.c: open_scanner(9): Unable to
access minor data
# uname -a
Linux roo.ie.suberic.net 2.4.18-18.7.x #1 Wed Nov 13 20:29:30 EST
2002 i686 unknown
Module Size Used by Not tainted
scanner 9824 0=20
# rpm -qa | grep sane
these are the rawhide rpms i rebuilt for redhat 7.3 from the source
rpms. btw i can't upgrade the rest of my system as i try to keep it up
to date with work systems.
email@example.com i wouldn't mind what that says;
http://ie.suberic.net/~kevin/cgi-bin/blog paper never refused ink.
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