[sane-devel] sane-coolscan2.

Major A andras@users.sourceforge.net
Tue, 14 Dec 2004 00:15:37 +0000

> I have a Nikon coolscan LS-40.
> I run it under FreeBSD and everything works fine

Good to hear that.

> but I cant choose grayscale or any colormode at all.

The scanner doesn't support anything but RGB(+I). I made the decision
not to include code that converts from RGB to greyscale into the
backend, this should really be done on the frontend side or in GIMP or

> Hm. What about ICE. Does it work with sane?

It isn't implemented yet. The IR readout works, but the driver side of
ICE is not yet available in SANE. It isn't simply a hardware feature
that needs enabling.