[sane-devel] problem with canoscan 5600F

Catalin David catalindavid2003 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 00:48:02 UTC 2010

Hello, everybody!

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 3:25 PM, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> This scanner is not currently supported by sane. However, in March
> there was a discussion about this scanner, which implied that it uses
> a Genesys Logic GL847 chipset. Stef has recently added support for
> this chipset to the sane-genesys backend. So, it may be possible to
> make the modifications required to support this machine, if you use a
> current git snapshot of sane-backends. Perhaps you and Catalin David
> can work together, with some advice from stef?

Sorry, I was on a vacation for 2 weeks, then I had to catch up for
another 2 weeks and now i am back on track.

I would love to see progress on this one, but I am not so sure how
much free time I have until the end of the month (due project).

Still, I should be able to do testing, when / if needed.


> allan
> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 5:09 AM, Denis Jallat <jallat at unistra.fr> wrote:
>> hello,
>> I have a canoscan 5600F scanner, I installed Ubuntu version 10.04, but my
>> scanner does'nt work and I watch on your website without success. Is there a
>> solution to install it under Ubunntu? thank you. DJ
>> excuse my english
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Catalin David
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Jacobs University Bremen

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