[sane-devel] Fwd: Getting back involved; &, errors errors errors

Mike Starr starrtennis at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 02:57:00 BST 2020

Thanks. That fixed it.


On 6/21/20 12:39 PM, Thierry HUCAHRD wrote:
> Le 2020-06-21 18:48, Mike Starr a écrit :
>> Hi there! Ubuntu Bionic (18.04) Kernel 5.3.0, Canon PIXMA MX870
>> connected over WiFi (Comcast XFinity router, not sure if that part
>> matters), scanning initiates, there are some sounds from the scanner,
>> but then I get an I/O error. After that, scanner continues to indicate
>> it is scanning but the light source does not move across the platen
>> bed; obviously nothing is scanning, there are no sounds, nothing.
>> Here's a snap of my situation:
>> [snap removed due to file size constraints, but as described from 
>> description]
> Hi Mike,
> Your device is dated 2016, the PIXMA driver should work, I invite you 
> to update your sane installation and retes
> # sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rolfbensch/sane-git
> # sudo apt-get update
> # apt install libsane libsane-common sane-utils
>> Not sure where to go from here. Willing to help with debug efforts if
>> anyone would be so kind as to instruct me as to which direction to go.
>> Otherwise, just wanted to report it to keep the developers informed.
>> Many thanks!
>> Mike

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