[sane-devel] ADF on Epson ET-4500 using epson2 backend not working
paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Fri Sep 16 09:23:41 UTC 2016
Roger Sewell writes:
> Hi - I'm new here.
> I've been trying to get xsane to work on an Epson ET-4500
> print/scan/copier. Everything works except scanning from the automatic
> document feeder (ADF) - I can scan fine from the flatbed.
The ET-4500 is not documented as supported by the epson2 backend. There
is a third party backend, part of Utsushi, that claims to support it.
Over USB, at least.
> Whether I try with xsane or with scanimage I get the same outcome:
> ADF starts working. About half a page into the first page the ADF
> stops, and the front end gives an error message:
> sane_start: Error during device I/O
> while at the scanner end the scanner hangs up and demands it be
> In addition the eject command doesn't work (ever).
> Any help would be appreciated.
A compressed debug log, preferably over USB, would be helpful.
SANE_DEBUG_EPSON2=128 scanimage [options] 2> debug.log
should do the trick.
> The rest of this email is information about my installation.
> I have also tried using the usb connection, with exactly the same result
> in all respects.
> I also tried using scanimage by
> scanimage -p --mode=color --batch='temp%d.pnm' --source=Automatic
> and by
> scanimage -p --mode=color --batch='temp%d.pnm' --source=Automatic --buffer-size=3000
> and exactly the same problem occurs again.
> Any ideas would be most welcome.
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FSF Associate Member since 2004-01-27
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