[sane-devel] Canon Lide 120 produces all black scans

Stef stef.dev at free.fr
Wed Sep 9 04:38:29 UTC 2015

On 09/09/2015 06:26, Paradox wrote:
> I am trying to get a Canon Lide 120 scanner working. I am using Arch, 
> kernel is 4.1.6-1-ARCH.  Using the latest sane package from AUR 
> (sane-git) the scanner is recognized by scanimage.  According to the 
> genesys man page the scanner is supported by sane-genesys. Everything 
> seems to be OK but when I run a scan I get a pure black image.  The 
> light comes on in the scanner, the scan bar moves, etc. but the image 
> is just blackness.
> Is there a fix for this?
> Thanks in advance for any assitance.
> thomas

     this is a mistake in the man page that I'll fix. LIDE 120 is not 
supported. It needs some serious reverse engineering before being usable.


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