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I've just uprgraded from Mandriva 2006 (Free) to Mandriva 2007 (Free). On 2006 my scanner worked fine using either Xsane or GIMP. Now that I've upgraded I'm in no end ...
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- 11-26-2006 #1
- Join Date
- Nov 2006
- Sydney Australia
Canon scanner N640P on Mandriva2007
scanimage -L will see the scanner when logged in as root but not as a user. This seems to be a permission problem - but what?
When I try to use the scanner as root using scanimage -T the scanner starts and then stops after about a third of a page, returns to its home postion and hangs. After a Ctl-C I get 'received signal 2' then 'trying to stop scanner'. After another Ctl-C I get 'received signal 2' again and the 'aborting' and I'm back to the root prompt.
I tried uninstalling sane and reinstalling it. Oh boy! the rpm also took out HardDrake and Openoffice. I can understand the HardDrake connection but why Openoffice? So after a reinstallation I'm no better off
Any ideas/help would be greatly appreciated.
- 01-22-2009 #2
- Join Date
- Jan 2009
Re: stops after about a third of a page and hangsCode: