Re: scanner demise
On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Dimitri Maziuk wrote:
> * dave mallery (firstname.lastname@example.org) spake thusly:
> > hi
> > 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 compared the two config files. there is an additional usb entry in the
everything else in usb is identical.
just for fun, i tried unplugging and re-plugging the usb cable.. no joy.
so does anyone have any suggestions? this is the first real thing i have
found so far.
Dave Mallery, K5EN (r/h 7.2 krud; debian woody)
PO Box 520
Ramah, NM 87321
no gates .~.
no windows... /V\
running GNU/Linux ^^-^^ (Linux TM Linus Torvalds)
free at last!
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