[sane-devel] XSane scans correctly, scanimage command does not

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri May 8 13:51:05 UTC 2015

Well, I was asking about debugging from the mustek provided driver. I
have no idea if it supports such a thing, since it is not part of


On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 9:49 AM, dwarflord <anders at acidgray.com> wrote:
> I can't see any default arguments in the debug messages, just messages of files and backends loading in - which is the same for both. Is there another way to see the arguments each one (scanimage/xsane) uses?
> I don't know if the source code is available, but here's the driver:
> ftp://ftp.mustek.com.tw/pub/new/driver/A3%202400S(D3K)/Linux/A32400S(D3K)-0515-1030919.zip
> Options specific to device `astra_5800':
>   Debugging Options:
>     --auto-warmup[=(yes|no)] [no]
>         Warm-up until the lamp's brightness is constant instead of insisting
>         on 40 seconds warm-up time.
> I tried setting that option to "yes" but didn't do much.
> -dwarf
>> well, I guess you need to compare the default arguments the backend
>> provides, with those set by xsane. If the astra_5800 backend has some
>> debugging options, you could try to use them. Is the source code
>> available for it?

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