[sane-devel] Umax Astra 610P

stef stef-listes@wanadoo.fr
Fri, 16 Nov 2001 07:24:29 +0100

On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 07:49:31PM +0000, Ron Pflaumer wrote:
> LO folks, newbie to scanners & Linux box here. 
> I'm running SuSE Linux 7.1 pro on a Fujitsu Myrica Plus P233X with 64M Ram.
> I also have a UMAX Astra 610P, which, according to 
> >http://www.buzzard.org.uk/jonathan/scanners.html
> >There is now a preliminary SANE backend for these scanners. Note that the
> > 610 has not been tested with this backend but is reported to use the same 
> >ASIC  as the 1220P and the 2000P so it might work. 
> I have two q's.
> q1. Is this EVER gonna work?

	- That may be eventually work. But I haven't much time to work on it,
		and much more annoying, no 610P handy to test directly.
> q2. Does anyone have a) the time, b) the patience to talk a newbie(windows 
> convert) through the parport business?

	- I haven't much of a) , but have some b). 
> cu
> Ron