[sane-devel] Linux parport sniffer

stef svoltz@wanadoo.fr
Fri, 26 Dec 2003 20:36:15 +0000

On Thu, Dec 25, 2003 at 08:57:53PM +0000, Flameeyes wrote:
> Anyone can tell me a sniffer for parport dialog in linux? I can use VMWare to 
> track down my scanner's protocol, trying to chop it down to add the support 
> for it (is a Acer/Benq Scanprisa 640P, parallel model), but on Windows I 
> can't track it down, because there is an EPPSCSI miniport driver (so neither 
> a parallel sniffer nor a scsi sniffer seems to be capable of sniff the 
> dialog), so I must do it directly with linux.
> Any hint?
> Thanks in advance

	I wrote a VxD for that purpose (when analyzing umax 1220p protocol).
It uses CPU I/O breakpoints to log I/O at 0x378 in file. Unfortunately,
I lost the sources, but I still have it in its binary form. I can provide it
you if you wish, it works in win95/win98/winme.