[sane-devel] Configuring Umax Astra 1220S on USB-SCSI adapter

Oliver Rauch oliver.rauch@rauch-domain.de
Wed, 25 Sep 2002 00:03:52 +0200

Hello Dom,

the umax-backend uses the scsi protocoll to talk to the device.
It does not know anything about usb. When you have a linux
driver for the USB-SCSI adapter that makes available the
scanner as a scsi device (cat /proc/scsi/scsi) then you could
have a chance.


Dom Savage schrieb:
> Hi All,
> I've checked the archives pretty thoroughly and not found any
> information there so maybe nobody else has tried this, maybe it isn't
> possible?
> I am trying to attach an Astra 1220S to a laptop (which doesn't have
> pcmcia slots) via a Belkin USB-SCSI adapter.  I can hotplug the adapter
> fine and it shows up fine on the hub but I've had no success, yet,
> running sane-find-scanner.
> Any advice gratefully received, though I realise this _may_ not be
> possible.  I'd be more than happy to provide more detailed information,
> but don't want to spam the list needlessly.
> Thanks in advance
> Regards
> Dom Savage
> London, UK
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