[sane-devel] getting any sort of Umax PowerLook 2100XL to work anymore?

David Melik dchmelik at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 03:07:56 GMT 2019

Do you think it'd work with AQEMU also?  It's easier setup than Virtual Box.

On 1/31/19 10:19 AM, Al D wrote:
> I would try virtualbox. I was able to setup an old scanner using 
> win95. You can send the file to a virtualbox share.
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2019, 12:56 AM David Melik <dchmelik at gmail.com 
> <mailto:dchmelik at gmail.com> wrote:
>          Oops; accidentally tried sending this from my non-subscribed
>     email
>     first.  I hope that one is not approved.
>          Earlier I'd been asking if the new USB Umax PowerLook 2100XL is
>     supported.  It wasn't clear, and may or may not involve someone or
>     any
>     new user trying to write drivers.  Now I found out even the old
>     (SCSI-2)
>     one doesn't work with kernels since March 19, 2018... at least not
>     for
>     my Adaptec PCI SCSI-2 card (AHA-2920 or something.) The Linux kernel
>     just started removing drivers for plain/classic PCI hardware (and
>     other
>     still-used old hardware, for years) despite brand new
>     system-/logic-/main-/mother-boards still being made with
>     plain/classic
>     PCI slots.  Is there any way I can recompile the old drivers
>     (fdomain)
>     for new kernels? ... or should I just pay Umax to upgrade a
>     scanner to
>     USB, or maybe buy a USB one, with the chance of it not ever working?
>     (maybe same situation unless I install an old/obsolete OS version.)
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