[sane-devel] R: Re: R: Re: scanner Epson DX4250 not working in Ubuntu 11.10

Richard Ryniker ryniker at alum.mit.edu
Thu Apr 26 12:02:03 UTC 2012

>Now it is guess work why the device is temporarily unavailable when
>trying to reset it, but replies just fine to the status query to comes
>immediately after.

Timing issue?  Perhaps the two bytes written to the device start some
action that has not completed before the read request is tried,
therefore the "Resource temporarily unavailable" status.  If the read
operation is retried, it might succeed.

If there are other devices on the same bus, activity that involves one of
those devices may be an issue, though I should think this would be
handled in the kernel and usually not directly visible to the

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