[sane-devel] Troley locked when previewing with HP OfficeJet R45

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 14:34:57 UTC 2011

I think this scanner is supported by the hplip project's hpaio
backend. I think hpoj is no longer maintained. Perhaps you could ask
them, though their website was down the last time I looked.


On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 9:01 AM, Patrick Muscat
<patrick.muscat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was happy to see xsane speaking with my old HP Office Jet R45 yesterday
> but there is a problem. When a ask for a preview with A4 format, the scanner
> wants to go further than the maximum and the chariot is locked. I can open
> the scanner and unlock it but it is a bit annoying because the preview does
> not end and xsane need a dirty kill or ^C.
> I tried different things and noticed that the A5 format is ok, thus I think
> there is something with the preset-area-height. I am wondering what is the
> unit of this value to reduce it a bit in order to scan as much as possible
> without locking the scanner.
> A last thing! A used the same scanner since many years (I have got it since
> 2003) with xsane and everything was fine (I have got it since 2003). I do
> not remember the version of xsane and sane I was using because I spent some
> time under Microsoft OS meanwhile. The scanner works well under windows with
> HP drivers.
> Current platform:
> - Linux Compaq (T5000) 2.6.26-2-486 #1 Thu Nov 25 01:49:20 UTC 2010 i686
> GNU/Linux (Debian Lenny)
> - xsane_0.996-1_i386.deb
> - sane_1.0.14-7_i386.deb
> - hpoj_0.91-14_i386.deb (mlc:parport0)
> Thanks for your work!
> Pat.
> PS: I am truly sorry for my self translated English and I apologize. Perhaps
> a french will understand my english better than you...
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