[sane-devel] Canon Canoscan LiDE 400 support in Slackware

Kelly Price strredwolf at gmail.com
Sat Jan 11 14:20:25 GMT 2020

It worked around the problem on the 220.  The 400 may need some research.

On Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Jan 2020, Kelly Price wrote:
> > You fall into the same category I do with my LiDE 220. It somehow just
> > doesn't like USB 3.x ports. I think we were working on the issue still.
> > Olaf can remind me (as it's early and coffee is just being had here).
> Kelly,
> I recall reading somewhere that the LiDE 400 required USB 3.x ports. And,
> when connected to a 3.0 port I could press the 'PDF' button on the front
> edge of the scanner, which brought up a simple GUI interface, and was able
> to scan a page. So it must accept the USB 3.0 ports when used by itself but
> even after adding it to /etc/scan.c/genesis.conf it's not found by
> 'scanimage -L'.
> > As a work-around, I ended up putting this in my PC:
> > https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B002RL8V7E/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
> Did it solve the problem?
> I don't know about other Canon scanners but the LiDE 400 has no power
> switch. It turns on when the USB cable is inserted.
> Regards,
> Rich

Kelly "STrRedWolf" Price

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