[sane-devel] your-firmwarefile.bin

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Sat Aug 8 06:08:44 BST 2020

Hi again Oliver,

Olaf Meeuwissen writes:

> Hi Oliver,
> Oliver Schwartz writes:
>>> Am 07.08.2020 um 12:27 schrieb Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack at member.fsf.org>:
>>> Torfinn Ingolfsen writes:
>>>> [...]
>> This one (Perfection 2480 / 2580) definitely is supported by the snapscan backend.
>>>> The firmware is not distributed by SANE for obvious reasons. If you
>>>> have such a scanner, you will have to find and extract the firmware
>>>> file from the (Windows) driver / install yourself. (I had a SnapScan
>>>> scanner once, there was a SnapScan_XXX.bin file in a directory of the
>>>> windows install; this was the firmware so I just copied it and
>>>> configured SANE to use it)
>>> You should also be able to find it in the RPMs that you can download via
>>>  http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/?OSC=LX
>>> The firmware file does not depend on the gcc version or CPU type.  You
>>> are looking for a file matching esfwXX.bin, IIRC, where the XX is a two
>>> digit hexadecimal value.
>> According to my notes, the firmware file for this scanner is named esfw41.bin.
> Would you mind adding your notes on firmware file names to the
> snapscan.desc file so that everyone can see them?  They can go in the
> :comment.
> If you can do so before 2020-08-22, please push your changes on the
> release/1.0.31 branch.

Doh!  I just stumbled upon #293 again which I had decided to take care
of for our upcoming 1.0.31 release (and promptly forgotten about until
looked at the milestone five minutes ago :-o).


I'll assign that to you in addition to myself.

Hope this helps,
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