[sane-devel] Patch for sane-fujitsu: Fixes fi-5110eox ignoring page-width]
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 01:07:49 UTC 2008
On 7/13/08, spammed <spammed at get2net.dk> wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-07-13 at 02:39 -0400, m. allan noah wrote:
> On 7/13/08, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 7/12/08, spammed <spammed at get2net.dk> wrote:
> > > > then --overscan is the only option
> > > > which is exposed by the backend for this scanner, but which does not
> > > > actually work. Maybe the option could be hidden when the scanner
> > > > (os_x_basic, os_y_basic) = (0, 0), as this scanner does?
> > >
> > > yes- i dont have a good way to detect the overscan capability, other
> > > than the existence of the page code that is used to enable it, which
> > > also enables other things. do you get an error when you set overscan?
> > > if not, then the problem might be that your os_x/y_basic need to be
> > > overridden, like the 4120c?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > There is no error. I will try overriding the settings.
> > >
> > > I copied the code for the 4120C and tried several values around 2 mm and
> > > 2.5 mm (in 600dpi units) with no change. Do you think there is a slim
> > > that the values need to exactly match what the scanner expects (the
> > > vpd-values) to activate overscan, and otherwise they are just ignored?
> > > were the values for the 4120C established?
> > those values came from trial and error. if you dont see a bit of the
> > background before the paper with overscan enabled, then it must not
> > work on this machine. i'll just disable it.
> i've just committed a patch which disables overscan, and centers the
> scan area in software for your scanner. i used some different values
> for the math, so please check that it works.
> It works. (I wonder how I managed to overlook the ready-made max_x
> value...) And the overscan option is gone, as expected.
> Thanks a lot for implementing this. When sane 1.1 is released you can
> promote the 5110 from 'good' to 'complete' on the page that lists supported
i've done just that for several scanners, thanks for the reminder.
It actually needs an 'übercomplete' category, since you can do
> quite a lot with sane that the non-twain windows driver does not allow.
yes- these software-lobotimized scanners are a cheap alternative to
the fi-5110C, other than the missing paper thickness and overscan
thanks for the patches and patience :)
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