[sane-devel] perfection v10

valerio bardo1950 at fastwebnet.it
Wed Jun 10 12:39:20 BST 2020

hi Olaf,

Il 10/06/20 13:28, Olaf Meeuwissen ha scritto:
> Hi Valerio,
> valerio writes:
>> Hi Olaf, and others,
>> sorry for a long time for the reply, but...
>> Il 16/01/20 12:01, Olaf Meeuwissen ha scritto:
>>> Hi Valerio,
>>> Looks like your device is more defective than your english :-/
>> but in Microsoft it works well...
> So it's not a hardware issue, probably, but I'm slightly suspicious
> because of what you wrote in
>    https://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/sane-devel/2020-January/037488.html
> Was that talking about the scanner working on Windows for a little less
> than three minutes?  If so, it may be a hardware problem after all.

i was told that it worked fine...

>>> Anyway, the issue with iscan-data's post-install script is device
>>> independent so that remains to be fixed.  In the mean time though, I've
>>> noticed that iscan-data also includes a /lib/udev/hwdb.d/iscan-data.hwdb
>>> that has an entry for the Perfection V10.
>>> Based on what I see on a Devuan beowulf setup (basically Debian buster
>>> w/o systemd), that ought to be enough to make the device usable for a
>>> logged in user.
>> and then, what can I do?
> Wait until EPSON updates the iscan-data post-install script to work with
> *current* distributions?
>> i think the Epson doesn't work on a model so old...
> You may be right.  After all, making old models work again isn't going
> to sell any new devices.  So if a manufacturer's business model is based
> on selling hardware, then the user is at the losing end.  Even more so
> if that user bought hardware that requires non-free software.
> Sorry this doesn't help,

thank you anyway

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