> On Mon, 15 Nov 1999 Oliver Rauch wrote:
> > > The call to the sane_open-function takes a tremendious long time - with my
> > > scanner, which is a mustek 12000(-something) on a ncr-SCSI-Card on a SuSE
> > > linux, it takes easily 10-15 seconds. In that period, the GUI hangs. I
> > > think, Oliver, you have a similar problem in XSane ?
> > If yoor scsi-driver is a module and you load it the first time
> > it can take such a long time because the driver has to be loaded and
> > the scsi bus has to be scanned.
> > If I call xsane a second time it is much faster. It also is much faster
> > when the scsi driver is compiled into the kernel - waht make other things
> > more compilcated.
> Yes, true. But taking in consideration all these facts, it is still very slow,
> not only the first time. I see, with other scanners, you dont have the problem
> so much. I think, its the time, until the scanner is in position (the time
> increases, when you set a scan-position far away from the start-position of
> the scanner-'head' (sorry, difficult in english ;)
The sane_open function should normally not cause move of the scanhead,
that should be done in sane_start.
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