[sane-devel] Second draft of Scanner HOWTO for TLDP

Howard Shane hshane@austin.rr.com
Fri, 27 Jun 2003 13:01:02 -0500

Wow, guess I'm behind the times...maybe its time I upgraded from Debian 
woody, as it might be another few years before the project issues a 
major upgrade. :-/

Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:

> As far as I kno all Linux distributions include libusb. Libusb is a
> library to access generic USB devices. It uses the operating system
> generic USB driver and how that works exactly depends on the operating
> system.
> The only thing the user needs to know is that he can only use libusb
> access if no other kernel driver is attached to the speicfic device.
> In case of Linux, that means "rmmod scanner". For permission issues
> and other details look at man sane-usb. Maybe a pointer to that man
> page is sufficiant.
> Bye,
>   Henning
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