Rene Rebe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Scott Gifford <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Andrew Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > I've followed all the instructions and the mini howto to get the HP
> > > 5300C working under Linux. I've patched both the kernel and the sane
> > > avision backend. I can see the &%$!! scanner on /proc/bus/usb/devices.
> > > I've set the buffer size to 32k. It doesn't work!
> > scanimage was able to recognized my 5300C with ide-scsi working, but
> > not unless I bumped down the buffer size to 8k or 16k. You might want
> > to try that.
> Did you get usable images from your 5300C ?? - The people I have email
> coversations don't get usable scans. They get heavy striped or total
> random pixel images. ... :-((((
> Any ideas?
No, I never did purely under Linux. I always get the heavy striped.
I am able to get good scans, but only if I first plug it into a
Windows machine, use it there for a scan, then plug it back into my
Linux machine without powering it off. After I power it off, I get
The only suggestion I got was to do some USB-sniffing to figure out
what the differences were, and unfortunately I don't have time to do
that right now.
I've arranged to return mine to Dell. :(
Has anybody besides Jeremy gotten this to work? And Jeremy, if you
unplug your scanner, wait a few minutes, and plug it back in, does it
work? Mine worked fine for nearly a week before the power went out,
and it had to used once under Windows again.
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