[sane-devel] unclear error message

Jeremy Dawson jlcaadawson at netspeed.com.au
Fri Jul 8 13:16:51 UTC 2011

On 07/08/2011 11:06 PM, Richard Ryniker wrote:
> You might try an update to 1.0.22, which is in the Fedora 14 "updates"
> repository.  Either use "yum update" for a general update of your Fedora
> system, or "yum update sane-backends" to update just that.
> Alternatively (if your machine has no Internet access) retrieve just the sane-backends package from:
>    http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/updates/14/i386/sane-backends-1.0.22-3.fc14.i686.rpm
> and copy it for local installation on the subject system.
> I expect the SANE maintainers would prefer to diagnose a problem on the
> latest version, instead of 1.0.21.

Seems to work now!  Surprise, as I had the scanner working under Ubuntu 
a year or so ago, long before Fedora 14 arrived, so I didn't think of 
the possibility that the problem would be due to having old software.

Anyway, it works now - thanks very much


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