[sane-devel] Print server (Dlink DPR 2000)

Vincent Le Mieux vlemieux at nordnet.fr
Wed Oct 6 09:09:52 UTC 2010

The scanner part of the multifunction Brother DCP7010 is OK with XSane
(the driver comes from Brother : brscan2) 
Unfortunately, the documentation coming with the Dlink DPR 2000 is very
Here is the datasheet :

This print server is designed to printing and scanning.
My multifunction is not listed in the supported list...but is
functionnal in printing ...and I hope it could be the same with

Vincent Le Mieux

Le mercredi 06 octobre 2010 à 10:20 +0200, Johannes Meixner a écrit :
> Hello,
> On Oct 6 06:56 Vincent Le Mieux wrote (shortened):
> > I've got a Brother DCP7010 (multifunction Scanner + Laser Printer)
> > connected thru USB to a DLINK DPR2000 (an independant print server 4 USB
> > and Wifi). I can access the printer with my different computers  thru
> > Wifi. The printing thru the network is OK but Xsane doesn't see the
> > scanner.
> Printserver boxes provide only some kind of unidirectional
> data transfer from the computer to the printer so that
> plain printing usually works but usually nothing else.
> As far as I know only HP Jetdirect printservers provide
> additionally some SNMP stuff to get HP printer device status
> and whatever else is needed so that in particular HP's own
> HPLIP printer/scanner driver software can use HP all-in-one
> devices for printing, device status, scanning, faxing,...
> For scanning you need a full bidirectional communication
> between computer and device. In your case this means you should
> connect the device directly via USB to the computer at least for
> a test to find out if whatever scanner driver software you use
> (perhaps you need whatever driver from Brother) works at all.
> If it works via direct USB connection, you may experiment
> with your particular printserver box to find out to what
> extent it supports bidirectional communication to the device.
> Kind Regards
> Johannes Meixner

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