[sane-devel] Microtek ScanMaker 6400XL now working with microtek2 backend

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 15:21:11 UTC 2009

how would you characterize the support- minimal, basic, good,
complete? and, just to be clear, it is the microtek2 backend which
supports the machine? did you have to make any configuration file


On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 11:08 AM,  <ono at safe-mail.net> wrote:
> In 2008 I unsuccessfully tried using xsane under Ubuntu (live CD) with my Microtek ScanMaker 6400XL scanner.
> https://alioth.debian.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=310753&group_id=30186&atid=410366
> On March 21, 2009, I downloaded the 'live' CD of the 20090320 build of Ubuntu 9.04 alpha which has xsane 0.996 as part of the distribution.
> My Microtek ScanMaker 6400XL scanner now works using xsane 0.996.
> Thanks for fixing the microtek2 backend in sane-backends 1.0.19.
> The Microtek ScanMaker 6400XL scanner is not listed at http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html, either as supported or unsupported.
> I was going to add an entry for the Microtek ScanMaker 6400XL as supported on the list at http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html.
> I only saw a method for adding unsupported scanners at http://www.meier-geinitz.de/tinc?key=rDoQ7lrj&formname=adddev.
> Is there some method for adding supported scanners to the list?
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