Commit 4166ae3a authored by Henning Geinitz's avatar Henning Geinitz

Moved "memory exhausted" and missing scsi headers problems from PROBLEMS.

parent 597bbc3d
......@@ -13,6 +13,8 @@
the physical scan area" problem as it applies to most flatbed
scanners. Added info about test backend. Added info about saned
security issues.
* README.linux: Moved "memory exhausted" and missing scsi headers
problems from PROBLEMS.
2003-02-09 Stphane Voltz <>
......@@ -70,6 +70,15 @@ SCSI Direct IO: Recent versions of the Linux SG driver for the 2.4 kernels
configure --enable-scsi-directio=yes
Very old Linux distributions are missing the /usr/include/scsi directory. In
such a case, it is necessary to copy the relevant files from the kernel
distribution. Normally, the command:
cp -a /usr/src/linux/include/scsi /usr/include
should fix this problem. Don't do this if you don't get compilation errors
about missing SCSI headers.
Other Information
......@@ -82,6 +91,10 @@ Excessive warnings "pointer of type `void *' used in arithmetic":
and rerun configure.
Older gcc compilers may abort with error "virtual memory exhausted",
usually in canon.c. Try to compile with lower optimization levels:
make CFLAGS="-g -Wall -O1", make CFLAGS="-g -Wall -O", or
make CFLAGS="-g -Wall".
If you use DEC cc on Linux Alpha, you may need to set LDFLAGS="-N" to
be able to build sane-backends.
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