[sane-devel] HP ScanJet 6200C timeout trouble

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 15:35:34 UTC 2007

On 12/29/07, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/27/07, Thilo-Alexander Ginkel <maillist at tgbyte.com> wrote:
> > Thilo-Alexander Ginkel wrote:
> > > right now, I am struggling with getting my HP ScanJet 6200C (connected
> > > via USB) to work reliably using SANE.
> >
> > Just a quick update: In order to make sure that the scanner hardware
> > itself is not at fault, I installed the HP driver / scanner software in
> > a Windows XP KVM (forwarding the USB device to the KVM), which worked
> > perfectly, i.e. there is most likely nothing wrong with the hardware.
> >
> well, i dusted off my ancient 6200C and tried it with current sane cvs- i get:
> ...
> [hp] sane_start called
> [hp] hp_GetOpenDevice: device libusb:003:006 is open with fd=0
> [hp] Start downloading parameters to scanner
> [hp] sanei_hp_optset_scan_type: scantype=0
> [hp] scsi_flush: writing 2 bytes:
> [hp]  0x0000  1B 45                                            .E
> [hp] scsi_flush: writing 7 bytes:
> [hp]  0x0000  1B 2A 73 32 35 37 45                             .*s257E
> [hp] scl_inq: read failed (End of file reached)
> [hp] scl_errcheck: Can't read SCL error stack: End of file reached
> [hp] scsi_close: closing fd 0
> [hp] hp_IsOpenFd: 0 is open
> [hp] scsi_close: not closing. Keep open
> [hp] sane_start will finish with Error during device I/O
> scanimage: sane_start: Error during device I/O
> ...
> which seems to be a failure even sooner than yours. i do not know for
> sure if this thing works anymore, but it did when i last used it a
> couple years ago. i dont have the docs or the time to dig into this,
> but perhaps someone who knows SCL is listening?

and i just tried it on a 32 bit machine and it works just fine, unlike
the 64 bit machine above. so perhaps it is a 32/64 bit issue. can you


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