[sane-devel] Mac OS X: sane pixma (not) scanning via network

Peter Schoenrank peter at schoenrank.ca
Tue Mar 31 18:08:23 UTC 2009

> Could you please
> replace the pixma_bjnp.c in the backend directory with the attached  
> one,
> recompile  and try again over the network?

Note: since my last posting, I have installed the ScanGear software. I  
did, after all, buy this MX850 because I need to scan and print. If  
this is a problem, let me know and I can remove the Canon software  
temporarily for testing.

I saved the attached pixma_bjnp.c to


$ cd ~/Desktop/scanning_from_the_command_line/sane-scm-2009-03-27/sane- 
$ sudo make uninstall
$ make distclean
$ export BACKENDS="canon pixma"
$ ./configure
$ make
$ sudo make install

Disconnected MX850 from USB; connected to Ethernet; confirmed self- 
assigned IP.

$ export SANE_DEBUG_PIXMA=20
$ export SANE_DEBUG=255
$ scanimage -T &> scanimage-T.log

That was so successful, that I tried

$ scanimage --format=tiff > image.tiff 2> scanimage.log

and ended up with an actual scan in image.tiff.

The logs are in

Many thanks to you, Louis.

Peter Schoenrank
mailto: peter at schoenrank.ca
phone: 250-655-6753

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