[sane-devel] Xsane "Failed to open device `umax_pp:/dev/parport0':
Error during device I/O.
Chase James [Roboticon Systems]
Fri, 14 May 2004 13:30:22 -0400
I had an extra port line in the umax_pp.conf file. I just deleted the
port /dev/usb/scanner0 line at the end of the conf file.
Thanks stef for your help, you really pointed me in the right direction.
>On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 12:16:32AM -0400, Chase James [Roboticon Systems] wrote:
>>I'm having trouble in Mandrake 9.2 with my Umax Astra 1220p. The
>>scanner clicks on and makes normal noise when I click the
>>"Aquire->Xsane: Device Dialog..." option in Gimp, but a dialog pops up
>>with the error "Failed to open device `umax_pp:/dev/parport0': Error
>>during device I/O." I did a chmod 777 on /dev/parport0, but that didn't
>>help. Any ideas?
> The first noises you heard are scanner probing. If head parks
>normalyy before trying the Acquire menu, we can think that the parallel
>port is correctly set up.
> The only way to really know what's going on is to set the debug
>level to the max and log messages to a file. From command line do:
> Then send the log file (compressed since it is big), so that I
>can have a look at what's going on.
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