Package Base Details: samsung-unified-driver

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Submitter: ptb
Maintainer: christoph.gysin
Last Packager: christoph.gysin
Votes: 214
Popularity: 0.89
First Submitted: 2010-12-06 00:01
Last Updated: 2021-09-30 07:54

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coldspark commented on 2018-03-12 08:43

Print and platen glass scan work, but when I try an ADF scan the paper gets stuck on my SCX3400. ADF works with the iPhone app, so it must be a linux problem. It used to work with an earlier version, but it doesn't seem to be available anymore. Is anyone working on this?

christoph.gysin commented on 2018-03-03 11:51

@queenmedley: You might want to ask on the arch-general mailinglist or the forums for help configuring your scanner.

queenmedley commented on 2018-02-20 10:14

compile has sucessed, but not see scansouce icon, so can't use ADF scan . Any solution?

k3a commented on 2017-08-20 18:33

I've seen two more types of rastertospl crashes when manually inspecting why I can't disable toner save:
- "double free or corruption (!prev)"
- "corrupted double-linked list"

These are all extra glibc memory operation checks which can be disabled by MALLOC_CHECK_=0 env variable but disabling them doesn't help in any way - Cups apparently sends the filter output to the printer despite filter being abort()'d by this check. It must be a memory bug in rastertospl and when it occurs, an invalid "black" SPL-C output is sent to the printer, printing almost complete black page (with a few white strips).

A crash happens for me only when "Edge Control=On" AND "Toner Save=Off". When I turn the Edge control "Off", I can enable/disable the toner save and it won't crash anymore. Btw "edge control" probably doesn't refer to the page edges; it probably controls how edges of black elements (characters) are rendered and there appears to be a minimal difference so keeping it Off is not a big deal.

Maybe this report will help someone else.

christoph.gysin commented on 2017-08-04 17:43

@radar_wiekszy: Interesting! It seems that rastertospl has indeed hardcoded paths:

$ strings /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertospl | grep /opt

What does the samsung provided package install in that folder?

radar_wiekszy commented on 2017-08-03 22:50


My scx-3405w also printed black pages, and rastertospl also crashed with similar error message. Installation from Samsung-provided packages solved the problem, but then I moved rastertospl around a bit, and apparently it crashes when placed in /usr/lib/cups/filter, but if it's a symlink pointing to /opt/smfp-common/printer/bin/rastertospl - no crashes. Same file. Hardcoded paths, maybe?

k3a commented on 2017-05-28 20:58

rastertospl was crashing on a free function (free(): invalid next size (fast): 0x0000000002286d80) + ML-2160 printer printed fully black sheets.

Surprisingly installing the driver from the vendor-provided tar (not a newer version), without making an Arch package resulted in a working installation. Strange.

Moo-Crumpus commented on 2017-03-10 12:07

@christoph.gysin I found out it installs well with yaourt, but fails with the help of packer.

christoph.gysin commented on 2017-03-04 10:17

@Moo-Crumpus: I can't reproduce this. Also, I'm not sure what the error message means. Could you reproduce this with non-translated error messages? Try running it with LC_ALL=C pacman ...

Moo-Crumpus commented on 2017-03-04 08:09

Does not work.

packer -S samsung-unified-driver
==> Verlasse fakeroot Umgebung.
==> Beendete Erstellung: samsung-unified-driver 1.00.37-3 (Sa 4. Mär 09:07:20 CET 2017)
Lade Pakete...
Warnung: samsung-unified-driver-common-1.00.37-3 ist aktuell -- Reinstalliere
Warnung: samsung-unified-driver-printer-1.00.37-3 ist aktuell -- Reinstalliere
Warnung: samsung-unified-driver-scanner-1.00.37-3 ist aktuell -- Reinstalliere
Warnung: samsung-unified-driver-1.00.37-3 ist aktuell -- Reinstalliere
Fehler: 'samsung-unified-driver-common-1.00.37-3-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz': Doppelte Ziele
Fehler: 'samsung-unified-driver-printer-1.00.37-3-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz': Doppelte Ziele
Fehler: 'samsung-unified-driver-scanner-1.00.37-3-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz': Doppelte Ziele