[sane-devel] Install problem with fi-4120C2 under FreeBSD and OS
darrell at avanta.com
Wed Nov 2 05:26:47 UTC 2005
On Nov 1, 2005, at 7:06 PM, m. allan noah wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Darrell Styner wrote:
>> That made it work. I'm now able to scan both single pages and in
>> batch mode using scanimage. A remaining problem is that scanimage -
>> L seems to take a long time (about 30 secs.) to return the name of
>> my device. Is that normal? I wouldn't care but I think it's
>> causing lots of delays in xsane. Xsane has other problems with the
>> scanner as well (can't acquire a preview, frequent timeouts, etc.)
>> but I'll wait to document those until I'm sure everything's
>> working from scanimage.
> 1. no thats not normal, but it may be caused by lamp warm-up or
> some such. need more debug log info of what is going on during that
I don't think it's warm-up. The scanner's always ready to go right
away under Windows and the delay is the same when you run one
scanimage right after another. I'll send you a debug log soon.
> 2. of course it cant get a preview its an adf only scanner, and it
> cant back up.
Oh, I guess that makes sense.
> 3. xsane may have its own timers, and the backend my freeze too
> long, i dont know.
>> BTW, "make" didn't recognize the change to fujitsu.c so I had to
>> do a "make clean" to get it to recompile the backend. Is there an
>> easier way to get make to recompile just the one changed file and
>> rebuild the lib?
> henning just yesterday committed a patch to cvs to use makedepend.
> it should do this.
I'll give it a try.
>> Thanks for the help,
> its not a good long-term fix, so be prepared to test something more
> permanent later...
I'll be happy to test anything as long as it's in the next 29 days.
After that I may lose access to the scanner.
Am I losing any features by having that line commented out?
>> On Nov 1, 2005, at 10:53 AM, m. allan noah wrote:
>>> as a test, could you try modifying backend/fujitsu.c, recompile
>>> and re-install sane backends? i want to see if this fixes the
>>> around line 3673, you should see:
>>> if (s->has_dropout_color)
>>> change that to
>>> On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Darrell Styner wrote:
>>>> Here it is. Note that the end of the file shows an interrupt
>>>> where I ^C'd after waiting a couple minutes for it to continue.
>>>> If I let it go on at this point the log will grow rapidly as it
>>>> fails trying to write the same 31 bytes to the scanner over and
>>>> over again.
>>>> Thanks for looking into this.
>>> "so don't tell us it can't be done, putting down what you don't
>>> money isn't our god, integrity will free our souls" - Max Cavalera
>> Darrell Styner
>> darrell at avanta.com
> "so don't tell us it can't be done, putting down what you don't know.
> money isn't our god, integrity will free our souls" - Max Cavalera
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