[sane-devel] scanimage problem

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 15:21:17 UTC 2011

1. hopefully you have listed hp2400 in dll.conf, not genesys.conf
2. the 2400 should work if you are running a development version of
2. If you cannot get the scanner to show up consistently to lsusb,
there is some bigger problem. Are you running a virtual machine?


On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 11:05 AM, Bertie Coopersmith
<bertie at coopersmith.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> For some years I had been using my HP Scanjet 2400 with the Elcot
> driver which is configured by the entry hp2400 in dll.conf
> Then sometime in, I think, June 2011 as part of a regularly
> occurring automatic update of my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS system
> this driver was replaced as part of the SANE development.
> The new driver is configured by an hp2400 entry in genesys.conf.
> It is is still under development by Alexey Osipov. It was
> initially able to produce a greyscale image of a colour document
> but now it fails to work at all.
> 'scanimage -L' fails with  Segmentation Fault
> If I go back to the Elcot driver
> then 'scanimage -L' outputs:
> scanimage: symbol lookup
> error: /usr/lib/sane/libsane-hp2400.so.1: undefined symbol: sanei_usb_init
> Should I buy a modern scanner which the SANE Web page asserts does
> work and attempt to install it or shall I continue to try, with your
> help, to get this hp2400 model to work?  --- Even to get it to be
> consistently recognized by 'lsusb' can be a struggle.
> Please help,
> Bertie Coopersmith.
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