[sane-devel] getting any sort of Umax PowerLook 2100XL to work anymore?
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
> 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
> new user trying to write drivers. Now I found out even the old
> one doesn't work with kernels since March 19, 2018... at least not
> my Adaptec PCI SCSI-2 card (AHA-2920 or something.) The Linux kernel
> just started removing drivers for plain/classic PCI hardware (and
> still-used old hardware, for years) despite brand new
> system-/logic-/main-/mother-boards still being made with
> PCI slots. Is there any way I can recompile the old drivers
> 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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