[sane-devel] Memorex 6142U Back-End
Wed, 31 Oct 2001 18:31:13 +0100
On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 10:10:03PM -0500, Albert, Patti & Zachary Carter wrote:
> I am new to running Sane and was wondering if there is anyone out there
> is already working on a Back-End for Memorex 6142U.
There is no entry about such a backend in the PROJECTS file. However,
you may want to search the mailing list. There are about 40 entries
for "memorex". Don't know if there is interesting information.
> If so I would
> appreciate any information on this and would be willing to help out. I
> currently am running Linux Mandrake 8.1 and am very interested in getting
> this scanner working. If not could someone please get me some information
> on what I need from Memorex
A hardware level description. Information about all the commands or
registers and how to send/write them and read them. A description of
the format of the data and what to do with it (e.g. line distance
> and how to get started in creating a back-end
> for this scanner.
Read the SANE standard. Look at existing backends. Look at
doc/backend-writing.txt. Write a minimal backend. Ask questions :-)