[sane-devel] Neat NM-1000

Stef stef.dev at free.fr
Wed Jan 15 20:48:47 UTC 2014

On 15/01/2014 13:13, Kentrell Johnson wrote:
> Stef:
>>      this scanner has been identified as a gl846 based scanner. See
>> https://alioth.debian.org/tracker/?func=detail&group_id=30186&aid=312366&atid=410369
> Much thanks for the link.  The most recent comments seem to indicate the
> chip is actually a GL123.  (Some relation to the GL846?)  Unfortunately
> SANE only has support for the GL124.
> What is a good basic approach to try to add the GL123?  My best ideas:
> - Search for a GL123 datasheet (Baidu, etc.)
> - Adapt the GL124 backend.
> - Reverse engineer Windows or OS X drivers.
> I'm not sure which, if any, of those ideas are likely to lead to any
> success.
> Thanks,
> Kentrell

     if you can find the GL123 datasheet, I'd be interested to know 
where. I haven't been able to find it up to now. For the rest, adapting 
existing code by reversing the driver through USB logs is how I work. 
The genesys backend is the result of these 3 axes of work.


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