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  1. #1
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    Canon MultiPass MP730

    I have one item left that is preventing me from removing my windows partition. Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 managed to recognize my Canon MultiPass MP730 without a problem. The one remaining cheviot I have is getting the scanning function to work on this multifunction printer. Every time I try to scan something I receive the message of:
    Unknown message: scanimage: sane_read: Error during device I/O
    And:

    Unknown message: Scanned page 1. (scanner status = 9)
    I have tried scanning through multiple programs such as:

    Gimp
    Openoffice
    gscan2pdf

    I am not sure what my next step should be.

  2. #2
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    Re: Canon MultiPass MP730

    Does anyone have any suggestions?

  3. #3
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    Re: Canon MultiPass MP730

    I'm in the same boat. Some more info:

    Code:
    $ scanimage --list-devices
    device `pixma:04A9262F_000000014BD3' is a CANON Canon MultiPASS MP730 multi-function peripheral
    Okay, so the scanner is there...

    Code:
    $ sane-find-scanner
    
      # sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the
      # result is different from what you expected, first make sure your
      # scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer.
    
      # No SCSI scanners found. If you expected something different, make sure that
      # you have loaded a kernel SCSI driver for your SCSI adapter.
    
    found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon Inc.], product=0x262f [MP730]) at libusb:002:004
      # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by
      # SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend's manpage.
    
      # Not checking for parallel port scanners.
    
      # Most Scanners connected to the parallel port or other proprietary ports
      # can't be detected by this program.
    
      # You may want to run this program as root to find all devices. Once you
      # found the scanner devices, be sure to adjust access permissions as
      # necessary.
    Showing USB location....

    Code:
    $ scanimage -d pixma:04A9262F_000000014BD3
    P6
    # SANE data follows
    637 868
    255
    scanimage: sane_read: Error during device I/O
    wtf.

    Code:
    $ scanimage -T
    scanimage: scanning image of size 637x868 pixels at 24 bits/pixel
    scanimage: acquiring RGB frame, 8 bits/sample
    scanimage: reading one scanline, 1911 bytes...	FAIL Error: Error during device I/O
    again, wtf. The MP730's all-in-one printer works fine (shot out a test page), but scanning doesn't. It's not a faulty USB cable either. Anyone have a clue what's going on? I get the same message outputted via GUI when i use XSane as well.

  4. #4
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    Re: Canon MultiPass MP730

    I have been spending a lot of time working through the problems in the MP730 driver. Please take a look at my page at http://waddles.org/content/sane-canon-mp730-driver

    Unfortunately, most of the fixes will probably not make it into CVS before S.A.N.E 1.0.20 is released so you will need to apply the patches yourself.

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