[sane-devel] medion scanner md 9458

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sat, 29 Dec 2001 12:50:01 +0100


On Sat, Dec 29, 2001 at 12:22:22PM +0100, Franky Van Liedekerke wrote:
> (system: redhat 7.2, 2.4.9-13 kernel)
> I just bought this usb scanner (medion md 9458, an "aldi" scanner) but I
> am not able to get it to work. When I do "/cat/proc/usb/devices" I see the
> vendor type is 0x05d8 and the product is 0x4002.

That's the same as the Mustek 1200UB Plus and BearPaw 1200 CU. There
is no SANE backend for these scanners. See

> Now I've searched the
> list and this seems to be the lifetec thingie. So I added the following to
> my modules.conf: ptions scanner vendor=0x05d8 product=0x4002
> and I tried:
> /sbin/modprobe scanner vendor=0x05d8 product=0x4002

If you put the options in modules.conf you don't need them with
modprobe. The scanner module can't detect this scanner, because...

> 5d8:4002 scanner.c: probe_scanner: Only two or three endpoints supported.
> scanner.c: USB Scanner support registered.

It supports only two (bulk in, out) or three (bulk in, out, interrupt)
endpoits. This scanner has only one endpoint (bulk in(?)).

There is a project for a similar scanner. The last time I tried the
kernel module detected my scanner but I couldn't scan.