[sane-devel] Epson Perfection 3170 on 64 bit

Ingo Müller sane-devel at ingomueller.net
Fri Apr 16 21:12:36 UTC 2010

Hey everyone!

I just got a response from Epson. The Perfection 3170 driver for Linux
is not maintained anymore. There is no 64bit version, neither are their
plans for one. The suggested solution is to set up a 32bit environment
inside the 64bit system and use the 32bit drivers. What a shame...


Le 23.03.2010 22:50, Ingo Müller a écrit :
> Thanks a lot Alash! I did as you said and post the updates here if I get
> any response :-)
> Le 23.03.2010 01:01, Alesh Slovak a écrit :
>> Hi Ingo,
>> I'm a developer working on Image Scan! for Linux.
>> Ingo Müller wrote:
>>> Hey everyone!
>>> I just realized that I've just spent 3 hours on trying to install my
>>> Epson Perfection 3170, without success. Maybe you guys can help me...
>> The Epson Perfection 3170 requires a proprietary plugin. This is only
>> provided in binary form and only available for the i386 architecture. At
>> the moment there are no plans to provide a 64-bit binary, but if enough
>> people knock on Epson's doorstep, they usually listen. The best way to
>> let them know is to fill out the support form here:
>> https://avasys.jp/eng/contact/inquiry/inq_form4_en.php
>> Happy scanning,
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