[sane-devel] Canon Lide scanners stopped working in Ubuntu 16.04

Dmitry B linuxsquirrel.dev at gmail.com
Sat Jul 2 19:11:26 UTC 2016

Hi. In my case I use a sealed PC, and I cannot change its hardware.

So anything about this issue? Do I need to provide more info? Surely I can
do that.

2016-06-29 23:00 GMT+03:00 Scott Alfter <scott at alfter.us>:

> On 6/22/2016 4:16 AM, Dmitry B wrote:
> > Hi, Johannes. Lide scanner don't work both with USB and USB3. I don't
> think
> > it's a kernel issue.
> I had the same issue a while back with an LiDE 220 and Gentoo.  It was
> working for a while, but more recently, it's started having the same
> problems that you describe.  Depending on your motherboard, your USB 2.0
> ports might still be driven by a USB 3.0 controller.
> At the time, I was about ready to buy a PCI Express USB 2.0 controller
> through which to connect the scanner, but then a change in SANE appeared
> to fix the problem.  Now that it's acting up again, I'm thinking maybe I
> should've bought that controller after all.
> --
> Scott Alfter
> scott at alfter.us
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