Douglas Gilbert wrote:
> Tim Waugh wrote on the linux kernel list:
> > I'm having problems with using xsane to acquire a preview from an HP
> > ScanJet 5P connected to an AHA-2940. 2.3.42 is the last kernel that
> > works right for me.
> > The symptom is that the scanner starts to make scanning sounds, then
> > stops, and xsane says 'Error during read: Error during device I/O'.
> Tim and I have been looking at this offline. The significance
> of lk 2.3.43 was the addition of a new sg driver that has an
> additional interface. Recent versions of SANE use that newer
> sg interface. The problem that Tim reported seemed to be caused
> by timeouts ** resulting in scsi bus resets. Anyway the problem
> seems to disappear with the recently released SANE 1.0.4 .
> [The original report was based on SANE 1.0.3 and earlier.]
> There is also a problem report with the SnapScan 1236 <--> aha152x
> combination also based on SANE 1.0.3 . This one is looking
> like an "uninitialized errno" bug fixed in SANE 1.0.4 .
> ** SANE's newer sg interface shortens the per command timeout
> >from 10 minutes to 10 seconds. Most other OSes have a timeout
> value of 1 minute or more. I suspect 10 seconds may be too short.
I've fixed this in the CVS system.
I made some additional modifications to sanei_scsi.c:
- better determination of sanei_scsi_max_request_size. For a low level
driver without scatter/gather support, it should no longer be necessary
to set the configure option SCSIBUFFERSIZE or the environment var
- find_devices cannow also handle the device file names from devfs
- additional debug output: sense buffer, device status, host status and
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