[sane-devel] Canon CanoScan LiDE20, SuSE and red faces
Sun, 27 Mar 2005 13:47:01 +0200
On Sun, 2005-03-27 at 11:11 +0200, Aldo wrote:
> my partner is not linguistic, so I post the question:
> she's running SuSE 9.0
> with KDE 3.1.4,
> Kooka 0.41,
> SANE 1.0.10;
> the Canon CanoScan LiDE20 was first recognized by the hotplug and
> problemless installed by SuSE's YaST2 installer-tool.
> But after a few trials, after she increases the dpi resolution for
> scanning an image (from default 50 to 600 dpi):
> - the scanned result became red, as red-face as possible
> - and Kooka refused since then to do previews or real scanning.
> We read about a bug in Kooka, but ignore if this come from there, or
> from the Sane version SuSE installed itslef?
> Note: under another (non-free) O S it works of course, perfectly, even
> if she scans images on 300 dpi, just to say there is no problems with
> the LiDE20 itself.
> - is the problem coming from Kooka?
> - now Kooka is dead and SuSE no longer connects to the scanner, does she
> better migrate to a newer distrib / SuSE version?
> A last note:
> I tried to find Kooka 0.411 in rpm, to overwrite the broken one;
> not found.
> Now SuSE no longer connects to the scanner I completely ignore how
> to help her.
> Aldo (Debian and console-mode + braille only user).
Try first to upgrade your sane packages:
sane-backends (present version 1.0.15), sane-frontends (present version
Also with dpi values check if you have enough memory.
A4 format at 300 dpi = 25 Mbyte, at 600 dpi = 100 Mbyte.