[sane-devel] Epson2 backend and ADF
olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Sat Aug 3 00:14:30 UTC 2013
Michael Koltan writes:
> As to the questions of Olaf: I upgraded in two steps, first from from
> lenny to squeeze. I compiled iscan-2.29.1 with the epkowa backend 1.0.15
> in squeeze. The compilation worked, although some test failed. But the
> backend then produced an errormessage which I don't have anymore, but I
> think it was the same as on wheezy (see below).
> After that I decided just to upgrade to wheezy and check, if the newest
> epson2 driver would be working. It didn't. The I recompiled iscan, but
> the backend gives the errormessage: "scanimage: open of device epkowa
> failed: Access to resource has been denied".
> Then I decided to fix the epson2 backend instead of the epkowa backend,
> because alread on lenny the epkowa backend didn't work 100% correctly.
> Duplex worked fine, but there was a problem when scanning simplex (I
> don't remember what it was, but I think it didn't scan the last sheet).
> So on lenny I had to switch between 1.0.15 and 1.0.19 of the epkowa
> driver for simplex respective duplex, because the 1.0.19 backend failed
> on duplex.
Sounds like you are compiling the iscan package from source. I think
you will have more luck with the precompiled binaries as there are a
number of things that need to be done after
sudo make install
that the binary packages will do for you in the post-install phase.
Also, you will need to install the iscan-data package.
Precompiled binaries are available from:
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS CORPORATION
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