[sane-devel] HP ScanJet 5p on RH7.3 Linux?
Otto J. Makela
Wed, 28 Aug 2002 16:09:39 +0300
On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 00:37:11 +0200, abel deuring wrote:
> Otto J. Makela wrote:
> > In principle, the HP ScanJet 5p should be a easy, SCSI-attached
> > scanner well-supported by Linux.
> > But no, I can't quite get it working when attached to a BusLogic SCSI
> > card I have on my RH7.3 machine (I didn't even bother trying the
> > pseudo-SCSI card that came with the scanner):
> I'm afraid that you're out of luck with the combination kernel 2.4.x /
> Buslogic adapter / HP scanner. The Buslogic driver doesn't properly
> handle data overruns/underruns in the 2.4 kernels -- but HP backend
> can't predict the precise length of the data returned for a certain SCSI
> command, so data underruns or overruns can't be avoided.
Thanks for this info to you and Ray Curtis. I've now switched over
to using the dinky 53c416 pseudo-SCSI card that came with the scanner,
and it does all it needs to do with these instructions:
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