[sane-devel] Re: Error when reading from Fujitsu fi-5120c

Matthew ecd at centurytel.net
Fri Aug 25 16:04:54 UTC 2006

m. allan noah wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Aug 2006, Matthew wrote:
>> m. allan noah wrote:
>>>> scanimage: scanning image of size 5104x6600 pixels at 1 bits/pixel
>>>> scanimage: acquiring gray frame
>>>> [fujitsu] sane_read: start
>>>> [fujitsu] read_from_scanner: start
>>>> [fujitsu] read_from_scanner: si:0 to:4210800 rx:0 re:4210800 bu:65536
>>>> pa:65076
>>>> [fujitsu] do_usb_cmd: start
>>>> [fujitsu] in: return error 'End of file reached'
>>>> [fujitsu] read_from_scanner: got EOF, changing to GOOD
>>> hmm. i bet that is the culprit. i bet we should catch that eof, and run
>>> status anyway. instead of continuing. normally the 5120 is in blocking
>>> mode, and does not do this. even if we get the io error later to work,
>>> this will corrupt the image anyway, so it has to be fixed.
>>> did you have the scanner connected to windows, then connect it to linux,
>>> without power cycling the scanner? if the windows driver sets up the
>>> scanner for some kind of non-blocking or buffering mode, this would
>>> happen.
>>> if you power cycle the scanner while its connected to linux, does this
>>> happen still?
>>> allan
>> Ok, time for me to sound extremely stupid, but how do I power cycle the
>> scanner.  If your talking about simply turning it off and on then yes I
>> have done that and it still errors out.
> better pull the power cord and wait 30 seconds or so before
> reconnecting, just to make sure.
> allan

Didn't work.  Log file said the same thing.  I've been looking for a
hard reset to factory default, but thus far I've found nothing.

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