[sane-devel] Need help with Geode based Canon ScanFront 220eP

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 14:44:32 UTC 2010

So you are booting DSL on the scanner? Definitely see if you can get
the usb vid and pid either from a boot-time log or from lsusb. Does
the machine have an external usb port too? Can you get wireshark
traces of the scanner in action back to another (windows?) box?


On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 10:07 AM, Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch> wrote:
>> I got hold of a Canon ScanFront 220eP for testing purposes.
>> It is an AMD Geode based scanner with touch screen and could be a nice
>> linux scanner.
>> I booted with Damn Small Linux but running scanimage -L found nothing
>> Originally it is run with Windows CE so a Windows based driver should
>> exist.
>> I have opened the device to look for information about the chipset but I
>> know too little about scanners that I can identify the relevant chips.
> I'm not a SANE developer but... maybe you could boot Linux again and look
> at lsusb and lspci to get an idea what's in the device, and post it here.
> Regards,
> Simon
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