[sane-devel] Avision error, was: sane reports error reading memory

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 14:44:03 UTC 2010

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 5:18 AM, Jotaarkka Pennanen <iafilm at kolumbus.fi> wrote:

>>> My HP Scanjet has been working perfectly until now. I have Ubuntu 10.10
>>> in
>>> my desktop computer. Sane reports error reading memory and stops
>>> scanning. I
>>> have 4 gigabytes memory and I tried to scan a simple blackandwhite photo.
>>> Ubuntus own scanning program scans normally, but I like more Xsane. I
>>> uninstalled after error sane and xsane and restarted the computer. After
>>> that I reinstalled those programs, but it reports still error reading
>>> memory. What has happened? I have just intalled normal updastes to

> My scanner is HP ScanJet 5370C. I have installed in the Synaptic following
> packages:
> libsane 1.0.21-2ubuntu2 Api library for scanners
> libsane-hpaio 3.10.6-1ubuntu10.13.10.6-1ubuntu10.1 HP SANE backend for
> multifunction periphelas
> hplip 3.10.6-1ubuntu10.13.10.6-1ubuntu10.1 HP Linux Printing and imaging
> System (HPLIP)
> libqapt-runtime 1.0.3-Oubuntu2  Runtime components for the QApt library
> libqapt1        1.0.3-Oubuntu2   QApt library package
> sane  1.0.14-9
> sane-utils  1.0.21-2ubuntu2  API library for scanners -- utilities
> xsane  0.997-2ubuntu3
> xsane-common  0.997-2ubuntu3
> I searched them by words libsane and sane.  There is also simplescan, which
> comes with Ubuntu 10.10.
> I hope that this is the information you need.
> Jotaarkka

This is an avision-based machine. The sane-avision backend has had
some regressions in the past couple of releases. Fortunately, we have
a new maintainer for that backend, who might have some suggestions. He
is cc'd.

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