[sane-devel] Is USB 2 for Epson scanners really only for factory installedWindows 2000/XP?

Karl Heinz Kremer khk@khk.net
Thu, 26 Aug 2004 09:28:59 -0400 (EDT)


as long as you have drivers for your USB2 controller (ehci), the scanner
will work with the USB2 speed. If you don't have the driver
configured/installed (or dont' have a USB2 controller), the scanner will
communicate with USB1.1.

Karl Heinz

Steven P. Ulrick said:
> Hello, Everyone :)
> I just purchased an Epson Perfection 2400 PHOTO Scanner, and it hasn't
> arrived yet, hence this question.  I was just perusing the Epson
> website, and it says that "USB 2.0 available for factory installed
> Windows 2000 and XP only."  Is this really true, or is it some kind of
> bad joke?  Just curious, since USB 2 connectivity was not my main reason
> for choosing this scanner.
> For your information, I am running Fedora Core 2
> Thanks in advance for your answer to this question :)
> Steven P. Ulrick
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