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Re: [SLUG] A Driver for a Scanner.
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] A Driver for a Scanner.
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 17:09:53 +1100
- User-agent: Mutt/18.104.22.168+cvs20040105i
<quote who="Bill Bennett">
> I was given an Agfa 1212p Snapscan.
> Without a power supply.
> So, first off, can anybody confirm that this unit requires
> 16V DC to supply approx 0.9-1.0 amp?
Whoa! Weird. I have a USB version of the same scanner, and my power adapter
died. I can indeed confirm this, and also confirm how much of a PITA it is
when no one stocks one - I have just been looking in the last two days!
> Which I will make. No problems thus far.
Um... What are the chances of making two? :-) I would happily pay for your
> The driver for this unit, however, is something else.
While the kernel side of things was usbscanner.o (which worked okay), you
are better off using the libusb user-space support for it that comes with
xsane. Indeed, usbscanner has been removed from the 2.6 kernels because the
user-space support is so much saner (mind the pun). :-)
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