[sane-devel] Support for CanoScan 8400F (GL841)

David Martin - Airgead Studio david at airgeadstudio.net
Sat May 31 04:01:53 UTC 2008

Greg Wyatt wrote:
> According to the SANE website, the Canon CanoScan 8400F is currently 
> unsupported but "GL841 based, to be added to genesys backend".  I 
> would GREATLY appreciate this scanner being supported in Linux 
> (specifically Ubuntu Hardy).  Does anyone know when this might happen?
> Although it appears that all necessary information has been collected 
> about this scanner, please let me know if there is any way I could 
> help to accelerate the support of this scanner.  I am not very 
> familiar with C++ programming and I am a recent convert from Windoze, 
> but I offer any assistance I am capable of providing, as I do own this 
> scanner... hence I might be able to at least answer device questions.
> Best Regards,
> --Greg

I could also help out with testing on this one. Lack of linux support 
for this scanner is the one thing that still keeps me on windoze.


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