[sane-devel] connecting to Epson PX-A550 (CX4600)

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen@avasys.jp
Fri, 08 Apr 2005 09:42:00 +0900

Russ <russbucket@centurytel.net> writes:

> On Wednesday 06 April 2005 09:34 pm, David D. Smith wrote:
>> I am attempting to use an Epson PX-A550 (US model CX4600) using the
>> epkowa backend (1.0.195 in sane-backends 1.0.15) from an IBM ThinkPad
>> X40 laptop using kernel 2.6.11 and libusb 0.1.10a both from Debian
>> GNU/Linux. sane-find-scanner finds the scanner but when I try to use
>> it e.g. with scanimage -L, it fails. Attached is a debug log captured
>> SANE_DEBUG_EPKOWA=128 scanimage -L` and my /proc/bus/usb/devices file
>> at that time. My dll.conf file only contains the single entry for
>> epkowa as this scanner is supported only by that driver. The error
>> point is the first time epkowa attempts to send the initialize command
>> to the device; the command apparently never reaches the scanner
>> because libusb returns a "No such file or directory" error immediately
>> when trying to talk to the found endpoint. I can't tell if something
>> is failing earlier in the initialization.
>> Any advice greatly appreciated,
> I'm using SUSE 9.1. 
> I had to make the following links in /usr/lib since the EPKOWA driver wanted 
> an earlier versions  libcrypto.so.0.9.6 and libssl.so.0.9.6:
> 	ln -s libcrypto.so.0.9.7 libcrypto.so.0.9.6
> 	ln -s libssl.so.0.9.7 libssl.so.0.9.6

The epkowa SANE backend does neither use libcrypto nor libssl.  Ditto
for the iscan frontend.  The above changes are only needed for (some)
of the PIPS printer drivers.

Hope this helps,

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