[sane-devel] scanimage: sane_start: Out of memory - Umax Astra 600S

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 19:57:03 UTC 2007

On Nov 14, 2007 5:19 PM, Alexander Melhuish <awm106 at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am attempting to make my scanner work. It is a Umax Astra 600S
> attached via a SCSI-Firewire interface to my MacBook, which is running
> Mac OS X 10.5. I'm using the latest version of the TWAIN-SANE
> packages, which includes sane-backends 1.0.18. I tested this
> configuration with a demo of SilverFast, which functioned properly.
> So far, the only way to have a complete response is using the --mode
> LineArt option - anything else and the scanner and/or interface
> 'crash'. Even in this mode though, no image is produced.
> Using SANE_DEBUG_SANEI_SCSI=255 and SANE_DEBUG_UMAX=255, I produced
> the attached log file. I have tried experimenting a little with the
> buffer options for sane_umax, but I'm not convinced that the back-end
> is at fault.
> Anyone with experience of 'Out of memory' errors or sane_umax, please
> respond. Any suggestions are welcome to just get basic functionality
> to start with.

looks like a threading issue, and the 'eom' errors are just a side
effect. I dont know anything about threading on OSX- but i bet mr
ellert does. If he does not respond to this mail, you should email him

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