Scanning from CanoScan Lide 120 results in black pages only

Bug #1622306 reported by Hans Müller on 2016-09-11
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
sane-backends (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Scanning from simple-scan using a CanoScan LIDE 120 has very different results:

Ubuntu 14 originally comes with a sane-driver that does not support this scanner.

Ubuntu 15 & 16 with original sane-package produces only black empty pages.

Ubuntu 16 LTS with self-built sane version 1.25 or 1.26 (daily GIT snapshot) produces only black and empty pages.

WORKAROUND: Ubuntu 14 with additional sane-package out of apt-repository from ppa:rolfbensch/sane-git works without problems.

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tags: added: bot-comment
Paul White (paulw2u) on 2016-09-11
affects: ubuntu → sane-backends (Ubuntu)
description: updated
Changed in sane-backends (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete
tags: added: xenial
Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) wrote :

Just ignore Christopher as most sane people do. This bug ticket has enough information to start work on it.

Changed in sane-backends (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed

Hans Müller / Rolf Leggewie, unfortunately, I wasn't aware that apport doesn't presently work for sane-backends, and I've filed about it. My bad.

Christophe Olivé (molinel) wrote :

Hello, all.

 Scanner CanoScan Lide 120 is detected but doesn't work with Simplescan or Xsane. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

May be because The sane-genesys library implements a SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy) backend that provides access to USB flatbed scanners based on the Genesys GL646, GL841, GL843, GL847 and GL124 chips.

the canoscan Lide 120 is based on a GL848+ !!!!!

not supported !!!

thanks to see that.

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