[argyllcms] Re: Huey and dispcal

On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 4:54 PM, Tommaso Schiavinotto
<mynos_main@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm trying to use a Huey Colorimeter with Argyllcms on Ubuntu (Hardy Heron)
> . When I try to run dispcal I get the following error:
>
> Setting up the instrument
> dispcal: Error - new_disprd() failed with 'Instrument Access Failed'
>
> dmesg returns this lines when I plug it in:
> hiddev96hidraw0: USB HID v1.00 Device [HID 0971:2005] on usb-0000:00:10.1-1
>
> and lsusb corresponding line is:
> Bus 002 Device 004: ID 0971:2005 Gretag-Macbeth AG
>
> I've read in some place (linux kernel mailing list as well) that this kind
> of device should be blacklisted in the kernel
> to be considered and HID device.
> My current kernel is: 2.6.24-19-generic
>
> Is there any workaround to this problem?

I'm using the Huey on Ubuntu as well, I have a deb for that:

"deb http://ubuntu.pcode.nl/ubuntu hardy argyll"
or
"deb http://ubuntu.pcode.nl/ubuntu intrepid argyll"

That will give you access to a proper binary package for ArgyllCMS 1.0.3

Use at own risk, but it worked for me.

Regards,
Pascal de Bruijn

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