[sane-devel] Plustek OpticBook 3800

Dirk Stöcker sane at dstoecker.de
Sat Feb 13 15:28:09 UTC 2016

On Fri, 12 Feb 2016, Dirk Stöcker wrote:

> I got a new PlusTek OpticBook 3800 and it does not work with SANE.
> I use the most recent git version and tried
> ./scanimage -d genesys -v >filename
> as  well as -T and -A and other options. The scanner turns light off/on and 
> moves a bit, but does not do anything afterwards until I break the software 
> with CTRL-C. Then it moves back.
> Is there anything I can do to help fixing the driver code? I don't know 
> anything about SANE sources, but I'm a programmer myself, so I can help 
> fixing and debugging if the software actually would tell me anything which it 
> doesn't ATM.

The code endless-loops in genesys.c genesys_start_scan() when calling

   RIE (sanei_genesys_test_buffer_empty (dev, &empty))

As said - I have no idea how SANE works at all, so I need advice what to 
do to help fixing suport for that scanner.

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