[sane-devel] HP5370C still not working
Tue, 01 Jun 2004 22:41:29 +0200
I'm not sure how much of this can be laid at the door of "USB", I think it
is more specifically trouble with SANE backends.
I had wasted probably weeks trying to get my cannon FB630U to work under
2.6x kernels until some helpful sole suggested I try vuescan.
This worked beautifully straight out of the box and produces better
results that I had got with the sane backend when it did work under 2.4
I would like to work with open source solutions but there is a limit to
how much time I can reasonably spend on a broken driver (and I have
already over-stepped that mark by an order of magnitude. ) Emails to the
maintainer remain unanswered.
Big thanks to the guy who made me aware of vuescan.
Regards to all.
On Tue, 01 Jun 2004 20:43:23 +0200 (CEST), Rene Rebe
> On: Tue, 1 Jun 2004 15:58:18 +0200,
> Henning Meier-Geinitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 01:14:42PM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
>> > I retried yesterday, and to my deep disappointment, the scanner
>> > doesn't even go that far anymore: trying
>> > scanimage -d avision:libusb:002:007 > image.pnm
>> > the scanner tray moves a little (but in the wrong direction),
>> > and after some 3 seconds, the light starts flashing.
>> > Debian GNU/Linux 2.6.5
>> There have been reports about USB trouble with Linux 2.6.5 and 2.6.6.
>> I don't know if that's valid for all USB scanners. As far as I can see
>> the reports are mostly about Epson scanners.
>> Nevertheless, have a look at syslog and check for bulk timeouts/errors.
>> I'm using Linux 2.6.7-rc2 and don't see any USB errors but I'm using
>> Mustek and Plustek scanners only and haven't tested 2.6.5 or 2.6.6.
> Thanks for this hints Henning. Gilles, could you check if you hit this
> USB errors?
> Sincerely yours,
> René Rebe
> - ROCK Linux stable release maintainer
> René Rebe - Europe/Germany/Berlin
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