[sane-devel] Need sane docs

Roger rogerx.oss at gmail.com
Tue May 3 20:45:58 UTC 2016

ON-TOPIC REPLY: You may require two separate drivers, one for the USB 
connection and another driver for the network connected device.  And separate 
drivers for the printer & scanner functions.  Albeit, they are sometimes 
bundled together by manufacturer.  (ie. HP's HPLIP package)

OFF-TOPIC REPLY: I'm seeing quite a few posts for network scanners/printers.

I used to use 100 Megabit network for printing some years ago, and particularly 
preferred networked products due to the having the device more remotely placed 
from the computer.  (Hey, it's the UNIX/Linux world here.)  Recently within the 
past years, I found using 100Mbit network was really just too slow, and found 
myself waiting for print jobs to clear the printer queue.

I've since migrated to USB over the past year(s) for my printer; I just use the 
longest USB cord now.  I have no experience with 1 Gigabit network capable 
printers.  Speeds maybe more acceptable using Gigabit for printing, but I doubt 
for scanning.  (For draft quality printing using an HP printer, I've even opted 
to use the faster PCL driver instead of PS driver.)

As far as scanners, the speed will likely be exponentially affected due to the 
larger amounts of data.


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