[sane-devel] problems setting up Umax PowerLook 2100XL again on new system

David N Melik dchmelik at hipplanet.com
Sat Aug 31 22:13:36 UTC 2013

I am a lifelong artist with a BS Computer Science; this is my first
post, so I want to say thanks for making Sane, which has been very
useful to me. I tried posting this to the listserv but received an
error message email that I will put at the bottom.

I am trying to use a SCSI-2 Umax PowerLook 2100XL (which I used before
on Slackware) with Slackware 14's sane-1.0.22-x86_64-5,
xsane-0.998-x86_64-2. I followed the scanner-howto's instruction, but
get the error message below from the howto's command below.

    root at cosmos:~# scanimage -d umax:/dev/scanner --format pnm >
    outfile.pnm scanimage: sane_start: Out of memory
    scanimage: received signal 15
    scanimage: trying to stop scanner

I am certainly not out of memory: I was using 7/64 GB at the time. I
tried sane-troubleshoot (though maybe older than Xsane), which says it
is a problem that the sane library is in two places (also in the X


PS. Below is the error message email I received.

--- MAILER-DAEMON at imta-38.everyone.net wrote:

From: Mail Delivery Subsystem <MAILER-DAEMON at imta-38.everyone.net>
To: <dchmelik at hipplanet.com>
Subject: Returned mail: see transcript for details
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 03:04:05 -0700

The original message was received at Wed, 28 Aug 2013 03:04:01 -0700
from m0004959.ppops.net []

   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<sane-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org>
    (reason: 550-Verification failed for <dchmelik at hipplanet.com>)

   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
... while talking to lists.alioth.debian.org.:
>>> RCPT To:<sane-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org>
<<< 550-Verification failed for <dchmelik at hipplanet.com>
<<< 550-Previous (cached) callout verification failure
<<< 550 Sender callout failed: Sender adress can't be verified through 
SMTP check.
550 5.1.1 <sane-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org>... User unknown
>>> DATA
<<< 503-All RCPT commands were rejected with this error:
<<< 503-Sender callout failed: Sender adress can't be verified through 
SMTP check.
<<< 503 valid RCPT command must precede DATA

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