[sane-devel] UMAX stopped working

Oliver Rauch Oliver.Rauch at rauch-domain.de
Mon Mar 19 22:10:40 CET 2007

If I remember right you have to disable "quality calibration" for this model 
when connected via USB.

May be you enabled this option.

Best regards

Am Samstag, 17. März 2007 16:33 schrieb john at johnallsopp.co.uk:
> Hi
> I've tried the FAQ and all the Sane instructions I can find and can't
> fix this, I'm wondering if anyone can give me a clue.
> I've a UMAX Astra 2200 usb scanner on Fedora 6. It was working, now
> when I use xsane (0.991) I get the interface, and when I click scan I
> get "Failed to start scanner: error during device I/O". My favourite
> bets are:
> 1) I hit a button in the xsane interface that changed something I
> don't know about.
> 2) Something's been updated by the auto update process and messed
> things up
> 3) My scanner is broken and I need a new one.
> I don't think it's permissions, I get roughly the same stuff in root.
> It's dodgy, though. I can sometimes get it to scan a little but I only
> get the first, say, inch of the image.
> I suppose it could be the cable.
> Scanimage -L gives me:
> device `umax:libusb:002:019' is a UMAX     Astra 2200       flatbed
> scanner
> but when I look in, I can't remember now, but would that imply there's
> a /proc/something/002/019 file I need to set permissions on? Well
> there isn't a file.
> Is it time to buy a new scanner or is there something I need to check
> first?
> Cheers
> J

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