Re: Acer 310s?

Kevin Charter (
Thu, 7 Oct 1999 09:26:03 -0600 (MDT)

> ok, i've seen some mention of the Acer 620s on here but not the 310s. i've
> tried the snapscan backend for the 620, however i have had little success.
> both my card and scanner are recognized, but when i scan the resultant
> image is unrecognizable. when viewing a preview sometimes part of the
> image (near the top) can be recognized, but then it degrades and becomes a
> complete mess. even when i can see part of the preview the final image is
> unrecognizable. i'm using redhat 5.2 with kernel 2.2.12 and have tried
> scanimage, xscanimage, xsane, all with the same result. if there is
> another backend i should be trying or if anyone has other suggestions i'd
> be interested in hearing them. thanks,

The SnapScan backend sometimes has problems with the Acer 310, and I've
heard about this one before but haven't been able to track down the

Which version of SANE are you using, and which version of the SnapScan
backend? You might try out the two extensions to version 0.7 of the
backend that are at

The second extension won't align the red, green and blue channels
correctly for your scanner, but it may fix the garbling. Try those
out if you haven't already and let me know what the results are.

Good luck,


Kevin Charter      | |

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