[sane-devel] any sniff volunteers unsupported Canon scanners: 4200F, 5200F, 9900F, 9950F

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 12:23:44 UTC 2010

The Lide 100 is a Canon-specific GL847. I have begun hacking on it.


On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 PM, Gernot Hassenpflug
<aikishugyo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 12:47 PM, Kelly Price <strredwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 11:27 PM, Gernot Hassenpflug
>> <aikishugyo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> None. I looked at the SANE support/unsupport pages to see what they
>>> use (http://www.sane-project.org/unsupported/) . As I said, I am
>>> looking for sniffs only of the specified 4 scanners, in order to
>>> determine if they use a pixma protocol. If you have a 90 or 100 I
>>> suggest you first check the SANE pages for what they say about those
>>> scanners, and if nothing there then open up the scanners if you feel
>>> confident enough, and take a look at the chips, specifying the
>>> information. Chances are the 100 is also a Genesys user.
>> The 90's there, but no 100.  I can open up the 100 (I'm using a 30 right now).
> Hi Kelly,
> Before you do that, please search the sane-devel mailing list for
> information on the LiDE100. I'm not working on the Genesys backend so
> I haven't kept up-to-date on developments there, but you should
> ascertain what others have done before you decide to open up the
> scanner for possibly no good reason (and the chance of getting dirt
> in).
> Also, the unsupported information on the website is not up-to-date.
> Regards,
> Gernot
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