[argyllcms] Re: Spyder2 not working in Fedora 14

  • From: Pascal de Bruijn <pmjdebruijn@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 08:40:05 +0100

On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 7:16 PM, Marek Matulka <marek.matulka@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have just installed Fedora 14 and accidentally deleted profiles I have
> created in Fedora 13, so tried to calibrate my monitor again.
>
> that is what I get when trying to run dispcal as root:
>
> # dispcal -v -qh -yl -t 6500 -g 2.2 mon_profil
> XRandR 1.2 is faulty - falling back to older extensions
> Setting up the instrument
> dispcal: Error - new_disprd() failed with 'Instrument Access Failed (No PLD
> Pattern - have you run spyd2en ?)'
>
> there is a different error when trying to do that as an user:
>
> $ dispcal -v -qh -yl -t 6500 -g 2.2 mon_profil
> XRandR 1.2 is faulty - falling back to older extensions
> Setting up the instrument
> libusb couldn't open USB device /dev/bus/usb/006/003: Permission denied.
> libusb requires write access to USB device nodes.
> dispcal: Error - Opening USB port 'usb:/bus6/dev3/ (ColorVision Spyder2)'
> config 1 failed (Access denied (insufficient permissions)) (Permissions ?)
>
> I have spyd2PLD.bin in /usr/bin and it is working just fine on my laptop (I
> am trying to calibrate monitor connected to my home desktop computer).

I happily have no experience with Spyders, but placing firmware in
/usr/bin seems odd at best, are you sure that's where it's supposed to
be?

Regards,
Pascal de Bruijn

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