[sane-devel] HP ScanJet 2400c
carlos at superkaos.jazztel.es
Mon Nov 14 20:54:08 UTC 2005
I know how to program in C, but I know nothing about how a scanner works,
in any case, I have an hp2400c which has been doing a great job as a brick,
if you would be so kind so as to send me those scripts I may give it a try to
write a backend for that scanner.
On 07/11/05 22:05, Stéphane VOLTZ wrote:
> Le Lundi 7 Novembre 2005 18:49, Kristoffer a écrit :
> > On Mon, 07 Nov 2005 17:49:06 +0100, Kristoffer <kfs1 at online.no> wrote:
> > > I want to get it working! And I see that the genesys author in
> > > genesys.conf have it commented out and to be uncommented "only for
> > > development purposes".
> > >
> > > Can the author comment on the state of 2400? I would be delighted to
> > > help, Maybe i could also make the support in genesys backend complete
> > > for this driver, if he/you can't, but since i've never made a c program
> > > before(or anything other than very basic bash/dos batch scripts and MMF)
> > > i could use some help.
> > >
> > > what i'm thinking is 1. grab the source 2. change the code to what it
> > > looks like windows driver is doing(by snooping) 3. then i'd need help on
> > > howto compile it and test it fast to see if it is functioning correctly.
> > > 4.maybe you could implement it in your driver or tell me howto ;) hey
> > > it's fun!
> > >
> If you wish, I can provide you with my awk scripts that turn usb logs into
> low/mid level genesys functions. Which ease the developpement.
> I'd recommend to play with sane 1.016 sources, since the experimental version
> is now not working any more for hp2300/md6471 due to some exposure_time
> improvement. When this will be resolved, you may bring back you change into
> The code path to modifiy is the one taken by th hp2300 (look fo HP2300) in
> code. You'll have to figure how the right register related constants to put
> into genesys_devices.c .
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