[sane-devel] Re: updated Fujitsu SANE backend

m. allan noah anoah at pfeiffer.edu
Sat Feb 18 00:08:17 UTC 2006

On Fri, 17 Feb 2006, Charles Duffy wrote:

> I quite certainly get further than I did before -- on my initial test run, 
> the scan began and proceeded 3/4 of the way through the page before halting 
> -- but an unfortunate incident involving a cup of water terminated my 
> experimentation before I could do further testing or execute a run with 
> logging enabled.

that is somewhat better.

> Should the scanner decide on Monday that it's inclined towards operation, I 
> should be able to provide more detailed information then. (Should a service 
> manual describing full disassembly and reassembly be available, as opposed to 
> the one I found online which which described replacing only some of the most 
> readily accessible parts but *not* such critical areas as the board 
> underneath, I would be most appreciative of a pointer in its direction).

upright fujitsu- turn it over, start from the bottom. mostly screws, 
rarely tabs, never glue.

> "--mode=Halftone" results in "scanimage: setting of option --mode failed 
> (Invalid argument)".

i have never used halftone, so i dont know if thats a regression or not :)

> Also, I note that "startbutton" hasn't been replaced with simply "button", as 
> needed to work with the button-daemon.

yeah- thats pretty far down on the list. besides, i think extending 
buttond to understand that options button_* are also buttons might be 
better. then we could have button_scan and button_sendto...


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