Tim Waugh wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 07:44:29PM +0200, stef wrote:
>> Well, from the strace, it appears that reading the parport
>>only brings back 1024 bytes out of the 1696 asked. Since the code
>>does not check the return code, things go wrong. But it is a new
>>behaviour which is not exhibited by 2.4.18, which allways returned
>>all the data.
>Nonetheless, ppdev is within its rights to do this. The reason is
>that it uses a buffer that is only 1k big---this needs to be
>enlarged. Care to suggest a reasonable size?
>(You'll still need to do read() in a loop.)
I added the loop and compared the scanning times between 2.4.18
2.4.19 was faster of half a second for a 3 minutes scan ... So I think
this size of buffer
is OK for me.
>> The SANE backend does not catch any signal, nor does the
>>little test program that use it. So I'm a bit puzzled.
>Me too. I don't see any other reasons that ERESTARTSYS would appear.
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