On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 04:38:41PM -0500, Mark Stewart wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm working on getting my Umax Atra600s working with my Linux box using a
> cheap Adaptec 2906 SCSI PCI card. I tried the version of SANE that was
> installed along with my distro Mandrake 7.1 ( version 1.0.2) as well as
> building the 1.0.3 release from source. In both cases I was able to make the
> scanner start to scan--the mechanism moved--but immediately thereafter it
> halted and the scanimage program would hang. The scanner light flashed
> rapidly, only stopping when I restarted it.
> The Adaptec card is listed (sort of) on Mandrake's supported hardware page
> (it claims to support Adaptec AHA-29xx PCI which I've assumed, perhaps
> wrongly, is a match for my Adaptec 2906). Kudzu also seemed to recognize the
> card when I first installed it although it thinks it's a "Adaptec|AHA-7850".
> Its message in /var/log/message was "kudzu: aliased scsi-hostadapter1 as
> aic7xxx". Harddrake agrees with this. I'm pretty sure I am hitting the right
> SCSI channel; /dev/scanner is symlinked from /dev/sga. /dev/sg0 is also
> linked to /dev/scanner. Finally, I'm using a good, short SCSI cable
> connected directly to the scanner with nothing else on the chain.
And both the 2906 and the scanner are terminated....right?
-- Rod Pike rodneyp @ utanet.at
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