Re: [PARPORT] problem with HP 5100C

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon Jan 22 2001 - 10:49:37 EST

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    On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 11:58:10AM -0800, David Guichard wrote:

    > We've installed all the components to run a 5100C from the parallel
    > port. We've patched a 2.2.16 kernel, installed SANE, ppscsi,
    > epst. The program find-scanner finds the scanner. scanimage and
    > xscanimage, however, don't find the scanner, even when told what
    > device to use. After we attempt a scan, find-scanner no longer finds
    > the scanner, but it starts working again if we unload epst.o and
    > then reload it.

    What settings are relevant to the parallel port in your BIOS (assuming
    you're not using an add-on parallel port card)?


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