[sane-devel] Plustek scanner - follow up

Immanuel CRC Office office at immanuelministries.ca
Fri Aug 4 13:50:04 UTC 2006

m. allan noah wrote:
> does the error occur as root if the printer is unplugged? stop plugging 
> that thing back in until we have the scanner working!
> allan

I will do more work on it today, but I needed to have the printer 
working yesterday, so I had to plug it back in. There are others in the 
office that need to print to it, so I have to have it working for them!


> On Thu, 3 Aug 2006, Immanuel CRC Office wrote:
>> Okay, so I'm getting somewhere.
>> Plustek OpticPro 9639P+, parallel port
>> using plustek_pp backend.
>> I have to run all as root so far.
>> scanimage -L gives:
>> device `plustek_pp:parport0' is a Plustek 9636P+/Turbo parallel port 
>> flatbed scanner
>> device `hpaio:/par/HP_LaserJet_1200?device=/dev/parport0' is a hp 
>> HP_LaserJet_1200 multi-function peripheral
>> (Great! I have two connected in series to my parallel port. Printer 
>> still works. Ideally, I want both connected and both working, so we're 
>> getting somewhere.)
>> When I do:
>> scanimage -d plustek_pp:parport0 -p > image.pnm
>> I heard a bit of sounds from the scanner. Then I got:
>> scanimage: sane_read: Error during device I/O
>> 1. Still can only do stuff as root.
>> 2. Need to fix error.
>> Ideas?
>> Crystle

Crystle Numan
Administrative Secretary, Immanuel CRC
61 Mohawk Rd. W. Hamilton ON   L9C 1V9
office at immanuelministries.ca

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