[sane-devel] Re: Annoying "Out of MEmory Error..."
software at lazamazu.com
Wed Oct 4 22:01:53 UTC 2006
shannemann at gmail.com wrote:
> Hello over there,
> I own a Acer Flatbed scanner (620 ST) which I use rarely. So I can not
> exactly tell you, when this error started to occur on my computer.
> Anyway. Right now the kernel version is linux-2.6.17-gentoo-r8.
> The system is based on gcc 4.1.1 and glibc-2.4
> Sane is uptodate:
> # scanimage -L
> device `snapscan:/dev/sg0' is a Acer FlatbedScanner17 flatbed scanner
> # scanimage
> scanimage: sane_start: Out of memory
> access rights seem to be alright...
> Well, I did some research in the web and found that sometimes poeple
> forgot to enable swaping, so I checked that, just to be sure:
> # free
> total used free shared buffers cached
> Mem: 516112 182988 333124 0 45052 113784
> -/+ buffers/cache: 24152 491960
> Swap: 506008 0 506008
> Hm, seems to be OK, doesn't it?
> Does anybody have an idea, what the heck is going wrong, or how to get
> rid of that problem?
I have the same problem and the same scanner. Even i had the same kernel
version. Use the 2.6.15 kernel version and the problems go away. Try it!
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