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Re: [SLUG] Printing and SCSI Stuff
- To: Ian Tester <imroy@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Printing and SCSI Stuff
- From: Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun Feb 11 19:54:02 2001
- Cc: Jon Biddell <jon@xxxxxxxxx>, SLUG Mailing list <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Whilst scanners are being discussed...has anyone got a Canon 5300C running
under 2.2.x with either parallel port or usb. If so I would like to
discuss details, pse.
LANNet Computing Associates <http://lannetlinux.com>
"...well, it worked before _you_ touched it!"
On Sun, 11 Feb 2001, Ian Tester wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Feb 2001, Jon Biddell wrote:
> I wrote:
> > >Simple suggestion: get a real SCSI card. The POS SCSI cards those
> > >companies supply with scanners, etc are some of the crummiest 8-bit card
> > >to have ever existed.
> > What driver are you using ? I'm using the 53c7xx, and it seems to work
> > fine - won't recognise my Jaz drive, but the scanner is fine.
> Well, I'm not using a SCSI scanner. I've got a HP Scanjet 6300C and it
> uses USB. Works great. I was just making a suggestion based on past
> experience with a scanner my parents got years ago, and from what I've
> read on Linux newsgroups years ago.
> If I was using a SCSI card, I would use the driver appropriate to it. I
> hope you've got yourself an NCR 53c7xx card, or that driver won't be of
> much use ;)