[sane-devel] Canon DR-2020U incompatible with canon_dr

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 19:32:55 UTC 2010

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Fabian Eichstädt <f.eichstaedt at fabz.de> wrote:
> Hi all!
> We recently aquired a Canon DR-2020U scanner and I tried to test it
> with a recent sane git-snapshot. It compiled without problems and
> I tried to use it with the canon_dr backend. This failed.
> Allan Noah told me that this model uses a very different control method
> than the other "DR" scanners and thus the canon_dr backend cannot work.
> I made a scan with Windows XP and logged the USB Commands with USBSnoop.
> This logfile is available for download here (ca. 4.3 MB):
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3879521/CANON-DR2020U_UsbSnoop.log.bz2
> Maybe this is helpful for somebody interested in creating a suitable backend
> for this scanner. I would be glad to be able to use this scanner with Linux.

Looks like mostly alot of 1 or 2 byte control transfers, with bulk for
the image data. Perhaps one of the genesys authors could look at it?

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