[sane-devel] Genesys driver for CanoScan LiDE 90
vog at notjusthosting.com
Sun Nov 11 13:36:38 UTC 2007
Dear Sane Developers,
I just started to analyze my scanner "CanoScan LiDE 90".
I'm using the current sane-backends tools (CVS version) with the
experimental genesys drivers (CVS version).
According to sane-find-scanner it contains a GL842 chipset.
However, the genesys driver have only support for GL841. So I
decided to try this driver and extended the genesys driver.
My changes are very primitive (see the attached patch). I just
copied the entries from lide-50 and adjusted some values. But
at least it makes the scanner move.
There are some strange delays, but after c. 20 seconds the scanner
starts. It is able to tun a preview and a real scan, at least the
scanner's motor is moving as if it would scan. However, it returns
always just a black image instead of the paper I'm scanning.
Is there any genesys hacker or any genesys documentation
about how to add support for a new scanner to that driver?
Is the experimental genesys driver still in active development?
Thanks in advance for any reply.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 2838 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/sane-devel/attachments/20071111/cddc0d8f/attachment.patch
More information about the sane-devel