[sane-devel] HP N6350

Stef stef.dev at free.fr
Fri Apr 12 03:44:31 UTC 2013

On 11/04/2013 21:53, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> Hi folks,
> As I blogged recently[1], I own an HP ScanJet N6350 that TTBOMK does not
> work with SANE, and of which the Windows software is just crap.
> I'd like to see if I can reverse engineer the protocol (USB and/or
> network). This should at the very least be possible, as I'm already
> running Windows inside a VM; so it should just be a matter of using
> wireshark on the USB and/or network interface.
> Now I do think I have a general idea of how to reverse engineer a
> protocol, but I've never actually done anything of the sort before. Is
> there something I should pay specific attention to when doing this sort
> of thing?
> Additionally, once I've figured out the protocol (or have gathered
> enough data), is there somewhere I could send it? I don't think I have
> the understanding of the SANE internals to do write the driver myself...
> [1] http://grep.be/blog/en/computer/hardware/dear_hp

     what does sane-find-scanner reports (when run as root) for your 
scanner ? The N6310 is reported to be genesys logic based, and it seems 
close to your model.


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