[sane-devel] different scan outputs for different Linux distributions

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Tue, 22 Jun 2004 19:43:53 +0200


On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 02:57:17AM -0700, Peter Mark Guevarra wrote:
> Has anyone encountered this problem wherein the same frontend, xsane
> or xscanimage for instance, has different outputs for RedHat, and
> SuSE or Mandrake?  Same settings were used in the frontend but
> different outputs resulted for different distributions, one is
> darker/brighter than the other.  

I haven't heard about such a behaviour. Can you reproduce it with
scanimage? Maybe the scanner wasn't warmed up completely in one of the

> Also, in the case of using only one Linux Distribution, RedHat for
> example, is it expected to have the same output for the different
> SANE frontends given the default settings for each frontend?

Yes, if you don't use any of the color enhancement settings. E.g. make
sure that xsane doesn't modify your gamma settings automatically.