SANE and the Epson Perfection 2450 on USB (retry)

Jack Bowling jbinpg at
Mon Feb 25 09:31:49 UTC 2008

On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 04:45:21PM -0500, Alex Janssen wrote:
> I am trying to get SANE to work with my Epson Perfection 2450, again.
> Can anyone or does anyone want to  try to decipher the output from 
> 'scanimage' run with SANE_DEBUG_SANEI_USB=128?  I've attached it.
> I'm hoping the ouput might lead someone with more knowledge to the cure for 
> this problem.  It keeps telling me "scanimage: sane_start: Error during 
> device I/O".  In order to scan anything, I still have to go back to Win XP.
> The backend maintainer claims it works fine with Suse.  I don't have Suse 
> installed anywhere.

Alex - I could only get the 2450's usb connection going by throttling it
through a USB v1.1 hub. I tried the firewire connection on my new PC which was
so equipped and it works perfectly. I think the 2450's USB firmware is
less than ideal. 


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