[sane-devel] Sane_debug not available and front buttons for i1220 not shown in scanimage -A

fm8758ye fm8758ye at 126.com
Tue Aug 22 02:48:45 UTC 2017

Dear Allan,

Thank you for the input, do you mean the file kds_i1200.conf has to provide button support? I looked at the other conf files under sane.d and they all look alike without any mentions of buttons. In the case that I have to contact kodak, what should I ask them for?


在2017年08月18 20时24分, "m. allan noah"<kitno455 at gmail.com>写道:

kds_i1200 would have to provide button support. I suggest you contact kodak.


On Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 12:14 AM, fm8758ye <fm8758ye at 126.com> wrote:
> I am trying to implement scanbd with the scanner as a scan station. However,
> I got stopped at the first step as scanimage -A only shows scan options
> (such as mode and profiles) and does not show any sensor or button. Holding
> down the front buttons and doing scanimage -A shows no value different.  I
> have looked at previous mail lists and saw that sane_debug_? shows more
> options for scanner. However, the command is not available.
> Q: What do I have to do to get sane_debug_? command? What do I enter after
> debug_?
> Anyways, I went on installing scanbd following the readme and scanbd is able
> to poll the scanner but not detecting any button press, as expected. Scanbd
> -d7 -f shows around 20 options and none of them are related to a button
> press. With the default scanbd.conf, it kept checking for the change of
> [preview] value, which does not react to button press.
> Q: Am I out of luck as the backend does not support buttons?
> I have tried to capture usb traffic using wireshark but no button presses
> are recorded.
> Q: Does capturing a scan packet using scan GUI and analysing it help?
> Thank you in advance.
> Ubuntu 14.04 fresh install
> Sane does not provide scanner backend for this model so external
> (official) driver is used instead (kds_i1200).
> sudo sane-find-scanner, scanimage -L and all other scanimage commands works
> fine
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