[sane-devel] Epson V370 Photo scanner does not work

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Thu Mar 10 23:26:08 UTC 2016


szukw000 at arcor.de writes:

> On Thu, 10 Mar 2016 08:21:52 +0900, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>>Now, since you obviously used rebuilt RPMs, please do yourself, me and
>>other users a favour and file a bug report with wherever you got these
>>packages from (Slackware?).
> No rebuilt RPM files. I got them from the usual place:
> http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/du/02/DriverDownloadInfo.do?LG2=EN&CN2=&DSCMI=42022&DSCCHK=88391fc211b8dd153dd7b0ad658ede12ba3a9742
> Via 'Package Download Page' I got the bundle.
> And via 'Source File Download Page' I got the sources in case
> dependencies were not met by the bundle.
> SLACKWARE allows to expand RPM archives via:
>   rpm2cpio RPM | cpio --extract

I did just that, adding a --make-directories option to the cpio
command.  The usr/sbin/iscan-registry file that creates has


You said yours has


Something is not consistent and that bothers me, somewhat.

> I have now written some shell scripts to uninstall all files and
> directories, one to create directories before installation and one
> to call 'iscan-registry'.
> 1. First I called the uninstall scripts.
> 2. Then I called the make-dir script.

cpio --make-directories will do that for you.

> 3. From top I did:
>    rpm2cpio iscan-data-1.36.0-1.noarch.rpm | cpio --extract
>    rpm2cpio iscan-plugin-perfection-v370-1.0.0-2.x86_64.rpm | cpio --extract
>    rpm2cpio iscan-2.30.1-1.usb0.1.ltdl7.x86_64.rpm | cpio --extract
> 4. Then I called the registry script.
>    The interpreter file is now in '/var/lib/iscan'.
> That was all to make 'iscan' work. And 'xsane' and 'scanimage' with
> the Epson V370.

BTW, have a look at rpm2tgz.

Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2       FLOSS Engineer -- EPSON AVASYS CORPORATION
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