[fprint] fprint_demo "no device found" for 0483:2015
anarsoul at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 22:39:15 PST 2013
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 8:43 AM, Moritz von Schweinitz
<schweini at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, I disabled ALL the 'aes' drivers (because of compiler errors), and
> now the examples 'verify' and 'enroll' which are included seem work.
> fprint_demo still doesnt recognize the reader, though.
Btw, all these "compiler errors" are caused by debian policy of using
Your glib version is too old.
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 12:54 AM, Vasily Khoruzhick <anarsoul at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 4:03 AM, Moritz von Schweinitz
>> <schweini at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Ok, so I finally got fprint_demo-0.4 and libfprint-0.4.0 to compile
>>> from source on debian 6.0 (squeeze). Quite a few dependancies!
>>> I have not installed fprintd, because aget many packages, i am stuck on
>>> Requested 'gio-2.0 >= 2.26' but version of GIO is 2.24.2
>>> but, AFAIK, fprintd shouldn't be necessary for fprint_demo to work? Or
>>> am I wrong?
>>> anyhow, fprint_demo starts up, but just gives me a "Status: No Devices
>>> Found" error.
>>> here's the lsusb output:
>>> Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0483:2015 SGS Thomson Microelectronics
>>> TouchChip� Fingerprint Reader
>>> Bus 002 Device 002: ID 80ee:0021 VirtualBox USB Tablet
>>> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
>>> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
>>> the funny thing is that
>>> a) 0483:2015 is listed as 'supported' on the website, but it's called
>>> some different names.
>>> b) many moons ago, i did get this particular reader to work, on some
>>> old ubuntu version
>>> c) there seem to have been some changes to the driver in the last
>>> couple of years: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.fprint/2096
>> 0483:2015 device driver was ported to asynchronous model only in
>> so you have to update libfprint.
>>> So, what am i doing wrong? How can i get this to work?
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