[sane-devel] Acer 640BU :-(

Oliver Schwartz Oliver.Schwartz@gmx.de
Mon, 10 Sep 2001 10:37:02 +0200


> > Yes, but it's not detected by the scanner driver: Driver=(none)!
> Aha! This would appear to pose a problem! So on to my next question:
> what does a scanner driver look like and how do I go about getting it to
> recognize my scanner?

> Is there just one driver for all the USB scanners?

For the Acer USB series (along with Agfa and most HP USB scanners) the 
'scanner' module included in the kernel is the driver to go for.

If it's no present on your system you have to recompile your kernel. Make 
sure that you say 'M' to kernel option "USB Scanner support".