[sane-devel] Fujitsu Backend Status.
Thu, 07 Apr 2005 10:31:50 -0700
If either of you are near California, this could be a consulting opportunity
that we'd be more then happy to contribute back to SANE. If not I can
certainly provide anything you need. I do dabble a TINY bit in C but would
take me a few months to get to a level sufficient to help out at all.
On 4/7/05 10:21 AM, "m. allan noah" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> tyler, myself and oliver schirrmeister are maintaining the fujitsu
> backend. the support for the fi series is unfortunately limited, i have
> access to the 4x20 units, and oliver has at least touched one of the 5xxx
> units. i work on a proprietary app that uses the 4120, and i am currently
> re-writing it. once i have finished that, i will have a much better handle
> on the quirks and may find time to apply them to sane.
> the 5110 has been reported to almost work on this list as of late, but i
> am awaiting further info from the user. most of the other fi series units
> are likely similar, other than the cheapest ones.
> if you have any C skills and would like to help out, it has been pretty
> easy to make them at least basically function. if not, and you have a way
> to give remote shell access or debug logs, i can do some updates to try
> and make them work. lack of physical access is a problem.
> On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Tyler Hardison wrote:
>> Hello everyone.
>> I'm working on a project to remove a proprietary scanning and document
>> storage suite. Currently we use Fujitsu scanners, the 4097d and the fi-5750.
>> Both work acceptably for our purposes in SANE currently.
>> The fi-5750 is a little quirky, setting resolution when in lineart mode
>> causes the scanner to "hang" resetting the device (and killing the SANE
>> processes) clears this up.
>> "Doctor it hurts when I do this."
>> "Then don't do that."
>> Also, setting resolution in other modes causes the image to "skew" at what
>> appears to be a linear rate. I can provide samples if needed.
>> My question is, given the quirkiness of the fi-5750 have I stumbled on a
>> scanner that "works because it shares similarities with other units" or one
>> that was being worked on?
>> Also, what of the other fi5xxx series (which we'll be purchasing soon) could
>> we expect the same results. Which are actually acceptable?
>> -- Tyler.
>> sane-config --version