[sane-devel] any hope for 64bit platform on ThinkPads?

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Sun Sep 12 23:02:24 UTC 2010

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On 2010?09?10? 22:04, m. allan noah wrote:
> I would expect such a problem to not be scanner specific. Can you find
> any other complaints about usb printing or cameras, etc?

Just a minor data point, most of the epkowa backend is developed on a
64bit Thinkpad R500 these days.  Has been working fine with a pile of
EPSON scanner devices.  Also works fine from within a slew of VMs.

> On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 6:29 PM, Oleg Mikheev <omikheev at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 09/10/2010 02:17 AM, m. allan noah wrote:
>>> i would say that most of them do. It may just be that you have hit
>>> upon a particular backend which has a problem.
>> But the fact that one other guy reported the same problem on
>> 64bit Linux running on a ThinkPad makes me think twice before
>> going for another scanner.
>> And he was using another back-end, so the problem might be
>> with the 64bit sane <-> ThinkPad USB, don't you think?

What scanner?  What backend?  What distro?  What ThinkPad?

Hope this helps,
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