[sane-devel] Canon LiDE 220

grepnoid adrian at aeolian.org.uk
Fri May 20 07:42:15 UTC 2016

The thing is, it IS listed in the supported devices list!  That's why I
bought it.

sane-find-scanner gives its chip as GL848+ though the list says it's a
There is no source file gl848.c as there are for GL124, GL647 etc.

I have a feeling that Canon have a history of breaking compatibility while
keeping the
same USB product ID.

I have exactly the same result as previous posters.  Identical lsusb -v
except for the
additional line 'Couldn't open device, some information will be missing'. Is
that likely
to be a real problem?

Is there any mileage in faking the device to appear to be a LiDE 200 using
the GL847? 
That could give at least partial compatibility?  If so, suggestions
gratefully received on
anything to change apart from the array entry in genesys_usb_device_list.

Thanks in advance.  Who should I contact to get the supported deviced
updated, if the
problem is as it appears?

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