[sane-devel] Fwd: SANE network scanning?
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 13:14:21 UTC 2012
Another thing to check is if the server can reach its own saned on
localhost, instead of using the scanner directly.
On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Steven Santos <Steven at simplycircus.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 7:00 AM, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sounds like you are trying to use some sort of twain-sane bridge on
>> the client? I would skip that for now, and make sure you can talk to
>> sane natively from the client. Perhaps using XSane? I don't use
>> Windows, so I'm not of much help there, sorry.
>> On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 3:00 AM, Mike Wirth <mwirth at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Folks,
>> > Here's a copy of my last msg to Steven about my efforts to do remote
>> > scanning with a Fujitsu fi-4750c (sent a couple weeks ago).
>> > As you can read, I was successful in having the scanner show up remotely
>> > on
>> > the client machine, but wasn't able to get the actual scan to occur. As
>> > mentioned, I suspect a permissions problem somewhere along the chain
>> > between
>> > client and host. Haven't been able to get back to debugging this yet
>> > (too
>> > many other projects have priority :-) If anyone has any suggestions for
>> > me
>> > on how to sort this out (e.g., what to look for in the logs), let me
>> > know.
> Can you confirm that scanning works locally on the laptop? e.g. it actually
> scans from the laptop?
> Can you boot a second computer into a linux boot disk, and see if it works
> with the scanner? This would eliminate the sane-twain bridge as the
> possible issue.
>> > Re Allan's questions, I used the latest versions of SANE components as
>> > of
>> > last month. Scanner is a Fujitsu fi-4750c. I can "reach it" to select
>> > it
>> > in he scanning app on the client (Adobe Acrobat running on Mac OS X,
>> > IIRC),
>> > but attempting to commence a scan fails. (Don't remember the specific
>> > error
>> > msg; probably timeout).
>> > Steven provided me with some draft how-to instructions on setting up
>> > saned
>> > for my SCSI scanner, which were helpful in getting as far as I did.
>> > Once I
>> > sort out the remaining problems :-) I owe him an improved draft.
> I look forward to that!
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