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My distro does not yet have a backend for my scanner, but the last release of SANE does. So I downloaded the source and installed.

Scanning goes fairly well except that for some reason at the end of a scan I get an error message:

"reset high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address xx"

After that I can't scan anything until I unplug and replug the ( USB ) scanner.

Since I expect my distro to pick up the latest sane version within a few months, for now all I would like to do is reset the scanner so it can do the next page.

Any suggestions on how to do this?

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Since you're asking for a specific solution it might be useful for the person answering to know the distro to which you are referring. –  hotei Sep 22 '10 at 2:09
    
You might be able to get a better answer at the Unix/Linux Stack Exchange –  Jared Harley Sep 22 '10 at 4:15
    
@Jared--question forwarded. –  HandyGandy Sep 22 '10 at 8:57
    
@hotel Since this only involves the kernel, and usb kernal modules, I see no need to mention the distro. –  HandyGandy Sep 22 '10 at 8:59
    
Duly noted. –  hotei Sep 22 '10 at 17:01

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