Unsupported image scanner ...
Peter Ulrich Kruppa
ulrich at pukruppa.de
Fri Jul 11 08:31:32 UTC 2014
Am 10.07.2014 21:23, schrieb Warren Block:
> On Thu, 10 Jul 2014, Peter Ulrich Kruppa wrote:
>> I have got an unsupported USB image scanner (EPSON PERFECTION V300
>> PHOTO) attached to my FreeBSD 10.0-STABLE amd64 .
>> Though I would like to have some fun with it ... This is how far I got:
>> # dmesg
>> ugen5.2: <EPSON> at usbus5
>> # usbconfig list
>> ugen5.2: <EPSON Scanner EPSON> at usbus5, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=HIGH
>> (480Mbps) pwr=ON (2mA)
>> # sane-find-scanner -q
>> found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x0131 [EPSON
>> Scanner]) at libusb:/dev/usb:/dev/ugen5.2
>> # scanimage -L
>> No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different,
>> check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the
>> sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation
>> which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages).
>> So I typed a line into /usr/local/etc/sane.d/epson2.conf :
>> usb 0x04b8 0x0131
>> The result for scanimage -L remains the same as above. I wouldn't
>> exactly expect my scanner to work, but at least it could identify
>> itself. Perhaps there is a problem with file and device permissions?
> Shown here as unsupported but using the epkowa driver:
That would be my next hope - but it seems the distfile
seems to be corrupt (unknown or no compression at all) :-(
> Some scanners need a firmware download before they can do anything. But
> the unsupported could just mean "does not work at all".
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