[sane-devel] epson 3490 problem (I/O error after scanimage)

Oliver Schwartz Oliver.Schwartz at gmx.de
Tue Feb 28 19:13:30 UTC 2006


> i report from the chat since i dunno if someone is listening :)))
> <blicero> hi everybody
> <blicero> got a problem with an epson 3490
> <blicero> it should work
> <blicero> from web research
> <blicero> it works for anybody
> <blicero> but I get an ERROR :((((((
> <blicero> nihil:/etc/udev/rules.d# /usr/bin/scanimage
> <blicero> [sanei_debug] Setting debug level of snapscan to 2.
> <blicero> [snapscan] test_unit_ready: snapscan_cmd command failed:
> Device busy <blicero> [snapscan] Scanner warming up - waiting 8
> seconds. <blicero> [snapscan] test_unit_ready: snapscan_cmd command
> failed: Error during device I/O
> <blicero> [snapscan] wait_scanner_ready: hardware error detected.
> <blicero> [snapscan] sane_snapscan_open: wait_scanner_ready after
> firmware upload command failed: Error during device I/O
> <blicero> scanimage: open of device snapscan:libusb:001:008 failed:
> Error during device I/O
> <blicero> can someone tell me if it's the scanner that's dead
> <blicero> or me that am useless :)

Hardware error usually means either 
- transportation lock not unlocked
- wrong firmware file.

If you send me the full debug log (SANE_DEBUG_SNAPSCAN=255) I may be 
able to give you more details.


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