[sane-devel] scanimage -T hangs forever

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at suse.de
Tue Nov 20 12:00:51 UTC 2007


On Nov 19 15:38 m. allan noah wrote (shortened):
> why are you trying to use the -T?

I thought "scanimage -d... -T" is the right way to do a test?

I use it in the YaST scanner config tool to provide a [Test] option
for the user to test if his scanner/backend combination works.

Should I better use "scanimage -d... >/dev/null" for a test?

> On Nov 18, 2007 11:30 PM, tj <999alfred at comcast.net> wrote:
> > I have a Canon FB630U sacnner and a problem with it under Slackware 10.
> >
> > Do a:
> > $ scanimage -L
> > device `canon630u:/dev/usb/scanner0' is a CANON Canoscan FB630U flatbed
> > scanner
> >
> > so the scanner is found.
> > But  do:
> > $scanimage -T -d canon630u:/dev/usb/scanner0
> >
> > and it just hangs.

Isn't "/dev/usb/scanner0" outdated (perhaps not for Slackware 10)
because nowadays it is usually a libusb device like 

For "Trouble-Shooting (Debugging)" you may have a look at

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Johannes Meixner
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