[sane-devel] Xerox DocuMate takes long to return BUSY when on standby

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 15:04:56 UTC 2010

This does not show up in our hardware lists- what driver is being used?


On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 7:54 PM, dabicho <tsukebumi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello.
> I have a Xerox DocuMate515, detected as Documate512.
> When I leave the scanner on, after some time it goes into a kind of
> standby mode. (the blue led on the scanner blinks slowly)
> If I try to perform some operation on the scanner (like sane_start()
> or scan an image with xsane), it will hang for some time before
> returning  SANE_STATUS_DEVICE_BUSY, after which I would be able to use
> the scanner again (the blue led does not blink any more)
> Is there any way to go around this? Some sort of way to wake up the
> scanner that takes less time, and some way to check if it is on stand
> by mode?
> Thank you.
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