Re: scanner demise
* dave mallery (email@example.com) spake thusly:
> i posted a long-winded situation report on the sudden demise of my scanner
> last night.
> i think the real symptom is that the epson 1650 works under potato's
> 2.2.19 and not under 2.2.20 in woody. i had the same problem in r/h where
> it was working fine and then ceased after a kernel upgrade. in this case,
> it was in the 2.4 series... currently 2.4.9-31. since it was working in
> both 2.2 and 2.4, what must have changed is scanner.o or one of the other
> usb modules.
> at this point, i run up against a wall. i could not find a maintainer for
> scanner.o in the maintainers file in the kernel sources.
> any suggestions?
Check kernel .config files carefully. Most likely, something was compiled
in in the old kernel, and not in the new one -- you'll have to load a
module with the new kernel.
I'm assuming you're talking about pre-compiled kernels, right? Maybe
you should try rolling your own, it's very easy with make-kpkg.
I like the US government, makes the Aussie one look less dumb and THAT is a
pretty big effort. -- Craig Small
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