[sane-devel] Epson Perfection 4490 gives "sane_start: Invalid argument"

Bob Paddock bob.paddock at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 17:21:03 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 12:13 PM, m. allan noah<kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1. epson backend is deprecated. use epson2 instead. (epson should have
> been disabled in dll.conf)

> 2. neither epson nor epson2 support the 4490. It uses some unknown
> protocol, and only the epkowa backend has support for this (via a
> non-free binary-only interpreter)

'epson' was the only one that found the scanner, epson2, and now
epkowa that I just in stalled, do not with with scanimage -L.

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