[sane-devel] STI, USB in Wine
Fri, 22 Apr 2005 07:55:15 -0700 (PDT)
--- "Earle F. Philhower, III"
> Hi Damjan,
> --- Damjan Jovanovic <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I don't know how many of you follow the wine-devel
> > mailing list, but to get my scanner (Microtek
> > ScanMaker 3800) working under Linux (after months
> > unsuccessful reverse-engeneering) I've decided to
> > STI (Still Image) and libusb support to Wine.
> > I am looking for:
> > 1. Someone with good knowledge of Windows to help
> > with either of those.
> > 2. Some SANE-to-TWAIN converter that would allow
> > + Windows drivers to be used as a SANE backend.
> > 3. Ideas and suggestions.
> If you already have access to a Windows box, it will
> be easier
> to just capture a logfile with usbsnoopy instead of
> to beat the Microtek driver into compliance with
> Wine. Just
> a couple logfiles should give you enough info to at
> least do
> a simple scan w/o calibration or configuration...
Yes, but getting it to work under wine would allow
many other scanner that currently aren't supported by
SANE to be used in Linux.
> FWIW, the sm3840 driver seems to be able to
> everything except
> set the right stepper motor controls to move the
> head along.
> A couple Russian users have been messing around with
> it and
> things like color calibration and gain setting seem
> OK, and the
> scanner does feed back data [albeit an image of
> wherever the
> head is stuck]. You may want to give it a look-see
> http://www.ziplabel.com/sm3840 . It may be as
> simple as
> changing the motor control register value, but I
> don't have
> a 3800 to work with...
I thought that too: rewrote a few lines of your sm3840
driver to match the output of mine, it changed the
tone of the grinding noise, but no movement at all.
> Good luck,
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