[sane-devel] Epson 2450

Jason Fuchs fuchs.jason at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 05:55:03 UTC 2006

Thanks! I didn't have a firewire cable to test it with, but I will get one now 
knowing that it works. thanks again!

On Tuesday 24 January 2006 5:12 pm, Mogens Jaeger wrote:
> Jason Fuchs wrote:
> >I have an epson 2450 photo that I have been trying to get running under
> > linux for some time now.
> >
> >I found an old patch on this mailing list with a workaround, however many
> >features still do not work with that patch enabled(especially in iscan.)
> >
> >The sane page still shows this scanner as fully supported, but support for
> >this scanner seems to have gone away since the scanner module was dropped
> >from the kernel tree.
> >
> >I posted a bug on libusb site addressing the issue, but it has been over a
> >year.
> >https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=101674&aid=1070123&group
> >_id=1674
> >
> >
> >Has any progress been made on getting this scanner to work with libusb? I
> >assumed this was a libusb problem as it worked before with the scanner
> >kernel interface, am I correct in that or is this something that should be
> >addressed within sane?
> >
> >Thanks for any help....-Jason
> Hello
> I am using the same scanner, and I have given up using it on USB2 - all
> works in USB1.1., only pretty slow.
> So I have bought a Firewire cable, and it runs great and fast now.
> I am using the sane-backens-1.0.17 and xsane-0.991.
> I have some issues on negative-scanning - somehow odd colors. The
> autoenhance function is certainely not enough.
> I have read your bug - it sounds like my problems with the USB2, and yes
> - they changed the USB-thing from kernel 2.4 to 2.6.
> Epson writes, that with this series of scanners, you risks problem
> connecting it through a hub!
> --
> mvh Mogens Jæger

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