[sane-devel] Whatever happened to...

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sun, 18 Apr 2004 16:56:30 +0200


(cc'ing Steven Ellis)

On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 12:37:56AM +0100, Alexis, who is a Genius wrote:
> Steven Ellis?
> I ask because he was the maintainer for the Primax usb backend - but seems to 
> have stopped maintaining it since kernel 2.4.19.
> I would like to suggest that the Primax Colorado 19200 usb is no longer listed 
> as supported, I've never got mine to work, and no-one on the Primax mailiing 
> list has reported one as working afaik - in fact I cannot find any report of 
> one working.  It depends on Steven's kernel patch and patch for sane (unless 
> these have been merged now) and also a couple of closed source files from the 
> windows driver.  Anyone know different, I'd certainly be interested!

Is this specific for the Primax Colorado 19200?

Is there anyone out there who got any of the scanners supported by the
viceo backend running?

Are there patches to the backend that work with libusb/sanei_usb or at
least without patching the kernel?

Any other news about that backend?