[sane-devel] Canon Pixma MX895

Rolf Bensch rolf at bensch-online.de
Fri Jun 7 20:42:59 UTC 2013

Hi Gerard,

MX890 series is fully supported by the development (git) SANE version.
Please install latest SANE as desribed here:
http://www.sane-project.org/README.linux. You can see the supported
scanners status of the git version here:

There are some minor bugs in your scanner's driver. If you like you can
help debugging button and ADF empty support.


Am 06.06.2013 22:42, schrieb Gerard Thornley:
> Hello,
> I have this scanner and would like to use sane to drive it. I see from
> the status page that testers are required, and would like to help to
> the extent I can. Unfortunately, I haven't used sane on any other
> device previously, so don't have a reference point for testing.
> I terms of environment, I have sane running on a raspberry pi (i.e.
> ARM) and am using the arch installation. So far, I have only got as far
> as:
> [gerard at i fwknop]$ scanimage -V
> scanimage (sane-backends) 1.0.23; backend version 1.0.23
> [gerard at i fwknop]$ scanimage --list-devices
> device `pixma:MX890_p' is a CANON Canon PIXMA MX890 Series
> multi-function peripheral 
> [gerard at i fwknop]$ scanimage
> scanimage: open of device pixma:MX890_p failed: Operation not supported
> If someone can direct me, I'm willing to do what I can to get this
> working.
> With regards,
> Gerard Thornley

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