[sane-devel] detect the correct scanner

Albero Miguel foffy_69@yahoo.es
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 00:03:18 +0200 (CEST)

> On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 09:54:45PM +0200, Foffy
> wrote:
> > i have a genius color page vivid-III but when
> mandrake
> > detect it as a plustek, that has the same chip. Is
> > this important or not? and how i can get it
> detected
> > as genius color page vivid-III. 
> It would have been important if the Plustek 1212U
> had been supported.
> But as far as I know this is not the case. The
> scanner search engine
> says: "All devices using product ID 0x0001 are not
> supported, for
> others see Plustek backend. The older models seem to
> use a P98003
> parallel port ASIC and a GenesysLogic parport-over
> USB brigde. The
> P98003 is also used by the P12 and PT12 models."
> So basically you need someone who writes a backend
> for that
> combination of chips. If you want to start coding
> yourself, have a
> look at
> Bye,
>   Henning

I will try to write a backend this summer. I
downloaded the sniffusb and the SANE CVS snapshot. I
will read it and try to understand how the scanner
works but i think i will need some help


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