[sane-devel] Epson backend reporting impossible values, was, [gscan2pdf-help]

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 19:49:31 UTC 2010

did you install epkowa- it does not ship with sane. Try epson2.


On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 7:36 PM, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The epson backend is deprecated and unsupported. Please use epson2
>> instead. You may have to disable epson and enable epson2 in
>> /etc/sane.d/dll.conf.
>> allan
> Thanks for the advice. I edited dll.conf & commented out epson, and
> added in 'epkowa', which some forums/emails mentioned worked with
> their Epson 3170, and rebooted.
> 'sudo scanimage -L' tells me no scanners were identified. 'sudo
> sane-finder-scanner' on the other hand tells me
> "found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x0116 [EPSON
> Scanner]) at libusb:001:006"
> Trying 'scanimage --device-name='epson:libusb:001:006' --mode='Binary'
> --source='Flatbed' > image.pnm' just results in a an empty file.
> --
> gwern

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