[sane-devel] Microtek Film Scan 35
henning at meier-geinitz.de
Sat Jan 7 17:43:42 UTC 2006
On 2006-01-07 19:48, Andrei V. Toutoukine wrote:
> What does "Probably unsupported" mean? Both links gave no hope of
This means that someone told us that this scanner exists but there is
no obvious backend that could support it. But no in-depth analysis was
done, e.g. which chipset it uses and if it could be supported by an
When I get a report about a scanner which is not in our lists yet, I
usually list it with the comment "Probably unsupported".
> If it means, that the scanner is somehow supported, could you explain how
> to make it working at my Linux box?
If we knew some way, it would be documented in the lists.
> If it means, that the scanner is not supported, I'd like to know how much
> man-hours it would take to create some basic support. I have some free
> time, good knowledge of C and Linux. Could anyone to outline the procedure
> of creating (or extending) the SANE back-end?
See SANE website, section Contributing. See also the archive of this
mailing list for similar questions about writing backends.
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