[sane-devel] Epson backend reporting impossible values, was, [gscan2pdf-help]
olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Mon Mar 1 23:23:56 UTC 2010
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Gwern Branwen wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 2:49 PM, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> did you install epkowa- it does not ship with sane. Try epson2.
> As far as I know, I have epkowa installed. Before adding it to the
> dll.conf, I did an apt-cache search epkowa, which turned up just
> libsane-extras, which I already had installed.
That package only contains the epkowa backend proper. Unfortunately,
your particular model (Perfection 3170) requires a non-free binary-only
plugin to work. The plugin is available for the i386 architecture as an
NOTE: the plugin only works with epkowa backend versions before 2.11.0.
So I suggest you:
1) apt-get remove libsane-extras
2) alien --install --to-deb --scripts --keep-version
3) alien --install --to-deb --scripts --keep-version
If you want Debian packages or need amd64 packages, please file contact
No guarantees that they'll be able to help, but you can always ask.
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS CORPORATION
FSF Associate Member #1962 Help support software freedom
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