[sane-devel] Doc for USB capture? Re: SANE support for Visioneer Roadwarrior2?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 15:56:11 UTC 2013

It seems that each backend author has a different preferred capture
tool, and prefers a different type of scan. So, it might be hard to
write a doc that fits every situation, but we certainly accept patches
to our documentation. Feel free to write up your work and submit it


On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 8:37 AM, Random Quip Generator
<pseubodot at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> On 13-02-11 12:34 AM, stef wrote:
> [clip]
>> ... Adding support for such a scanner
>> requires having one and doing reverse-engineering of the USB protocol by
>> analyzing how it works under windows.
> In my brief reading of sane-devel, this advice seems to come up fairly
> frequently. As it reads, it can sound quite daunting, but really it is
> actually quite simple to do with a VM running on Linux.
> Is there a specific doc or page that folks can be pointed to describing
> all of the steps in, say, VirtualBox? If there isn't already, having
> just gone through this process for 313955, I can probably put together a
> doc describing how to do this if it would be useful.
> Thanks,
> -- psoob
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