[sane-devel] Canon MX870 on armhf Hosts

Kai T. Hillmann info at kaih.de
Mon May 18 18:50:24 UTC 2015

Hi Louis,

Am 18.05.2015 um 20:07 schrieb Louis Lagendijk:
> On Sun, 2015-05-17 at 20:03 +0200, Kai T. Hillmann wrote:
>> Hi,
>> first of all thanks for a great piece of software.
>> Sorry for posting this additionally to the mailinglist (i posted the
>> same before in irc but it seems that this will take a longer time and
>> i've no bnc there - and don't want to miss some answers)
>> I recently tried to use the newest sane versions from git after i
>> realized that the adf empty bug should be fixed using Rolf Bench's ppa
>> which was working very good on an xubuntu trusty.
>> After that i wanted to use the same on my cubietruck debian jessy armhf
>> host... so i had to compile it myself no problem done and with
>> scanimage -vL
>> -> my scanner was found...
>> but scanimage -T failed with:
>> "open of device pixma:MX870_mx870 failed: Operation was cancelled"
>> After a lot of tests (created a new trusty vm and compiled sane manually
>> as well to see whether it works there and it worked as expected,
>> different recompiles on cubietruck but nothing works) i've found a
>> possibility to give out some debug informations - output here:
>> http://pastebin.com/MTM3L06x
>> The configuration of the compilation is here:
>> http://pastebin.com/9dnU7LVB
>> Output of scanimage -V : scanimage (sane-backends) 1.0.25git; backend
>> version 1.0.25
>> The uname of the kernel:
>> Linux myhostname 3.16.0-4-armmp-lpae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt9-3~deb8u1
>> (2015-04-24) armv7l GNU/Linux
>> Git-Version of sane:
>> 980b4f6b065a411faf7eb538b3928bdc3308f2ca
>> Does anyone have any ideas?
> ould you try to scan using USB first? The networking code uses the USB
> code but adds a network stack to the USB interface. Therefore check
> first if the device works over USB. If USB fails get the USB debug
> information by setting SANE_DEBUG_PIXMA=11.
> If USB works, but network scanning does not, please provide a debugfile
> generated with SANE_DEBUG_BJNP=3. 

http://pastebin.com/sQGFxprj is the debugfile with SANE_DEBUG_BJNP=3

> For details see man sane-pixma. If only netowrked scans fail, also check
> the firewalling chapter in that man -page.

For testing i switched off the firewall completely so this can't be the

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Kind regards, Kai

> Kind regards, Louis

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