[sane-devel] Progress of Canon LiDE 500F (GL841) support

Reinaldo de Medeiros rdm at infolink.com.br
Sun Sep 16 21:24:55 UTC 2007

Me I suppot the development as a beta user too.

I have this scaner also.

Thanks in advance,

Reinaldo de Medeiros

Em Dom, 2007-09-16 às 16:24 +0200, George Willegers escreveu:
> What is the current status on the Canon LiDE 500F support? The most 
> recent messages I can find are from about a year ago, and indicate that 
> it is a work in progress. (The 500F has a GL841 chip, which should be 
> supported by the genesys backend.)
> As an LiDE 500F owner (bought when I was using Windows) I would like it 
> to be supported in the near future. I tried using the scanner in a 
> virtual machine running Windows XP, under VMware Server and under 
> VirtualBox. Both did not work.
> I tried adding the 500F as a clone of the LiDE 60 in genesys_devices.c 
> (with the correct device ID), but after compiling and installing the 
> adapted version, the scanner was still not found. It is detected by 
> sane-find-scanner (found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], 
> product=0x221f [CanoScan], chip=GL841) at libusb:001:012), but not by 
> scanimage.
> I am not a device driver programmer, but I am willing to provide someone 
> with information that could help supporting the LiDE 500F by SANE. Or 
> else I would have to buy a new scanner ;-(
> George
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