[sane-devel] What happens with Epson support?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 25 13:24:49 UTC 2010

There have been very few changes to epson backend since 1.0.19, so I
am surprised it did not work in later versions. Epson2 has a known
issue in 1.0.21, which is still waiting on a fix, IIRC.

Any chance you could get a log of the epson2 backend from a current
git snapshot?


On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 7:04 AM, Mogens Jæger <mogensjaeger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello list
> I have for some years now used my Epson Perfection 2450 Photo (or -
> GT9700F) scanner without any problems, on my Linux 64 bit machine.
> But since I upgraded to the new Suse 11.3 (sane-backends 1.0.21), the
> scanner does not work. No matter if I use the old (=no longer
> maintained?) 'epson' or the newer 'epson2' drivers.
> I tried to use the driver from package 'iscan-free' - no help.
> The scanner gets recognized by setup, but at use, different types of
> errors, mostly Xsane just terminates.
> I started to go backwards in 'history', and when I reached sane-backends
> 1.0.19-99, it works again.
> Why this - is it a bug, and where/how to go on?
> Thanks in advance.
> Mogens Jæger
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