[sane-devel] first trial of genesys driver for hp2400c

stef stef.dev at free.fr
Wed Sep 21 19:23:20 UTC 2011

Le mercredi 21 septembre 2011 11:50:43 Bertie Coopersmith, vous avez écrit :
> On Wed, 21 Sep 2011 05:45:16 +0200
> stef <stef.dev at free.fr> wrote:
> >current SANE development version has now full support for the
> >
> > HP2400. If you don't want the genesys backend, but use the
> > 'elcot' one, you might have to comment out the genesys entry
> > in dll.conf .
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > 	Stef
> Actually, I do want to keep the genesys drivers. I checked that the
> genesys entry is in dll.conf but this time I commented out the
> hp2400 entry (that being the name chosen by elcot for their driver).
> I still get the error result when I attempt a scan:-
>  root at ubuntu:/etc/sane.d# scanimage -L
>  device `genesys:libusb:005:006' is a Hewlett Packard ScanJet 2400c
>  flatbed scanner
> The output of find-sane-scanner includes:-
> found USB scanner (vendor=0x03f0 [Hewlett-Packard], product=0x0a01 [hp
> scanjet scanner], chip=GL646_HP) at libusb:005:006
>   # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be
> supported by
>   # SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend's manpage.
> And this was my attempt at scanning:-
>  root at ubuntu:/etc/sane.d# scanimage > xxx.pnp
>  [genesys] WARNING: Your scanner is not fully supported or at least
>  [genesys]          had only limited testing. Please be careful and
>  [genesys]          report any failure/success to
>  [genesys]          sane-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org. Please provide
>  [genesys]          as many details as possible, e.g. the exact name
>  [genesys]          of your scanner and what does (not) work.
>  scanimage: sane_start: Invalid argument
> the empty file xxx.pnp was created.
> Help still needed.
> Bertie.

	the 'WARNING' you get means the installed SANE version on your system 
isn't recent enough. You could try to install a package with current 1.0.23-
git development version, or compile it by yourself.


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