<html><body><div style="color:#000; background-color:#fff; font-family:Courier New, courier, monaco, monospace, sans-serif;font-size:10pt">Back in 2011 I asked about support for the Veho OmniVision slide scanner.<br><br><a href="http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/sane-devel/2011-July/028785.html">http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/sane-devel/2011-July/028776.html</a><br><br>Although I've been scanning this mailing list ever since (and not terribly fussed over the machine - my need for slide scanning urgently abated with the funeral), there has been no substantive response from <br>"Glenn Howald glenn.howald at gmail.com wrote
<br>><i> I am starting work on testing my transparency scanner (with a desire to get it to
<br></i>><i> work as a scanner or camera under Linux) because it is no longer supported under
</i><br>><i> Windoze 7.
</i>"<br><div><br>So it seems there is no further work on this project. Or have I just been missing any contributions from Glenn?<br><br>I'm going through the "old stuff" boxes now, and don't know if I should throw this away, or try to get it to work.<br><br><br>lsusb returns : <br><br>05a9:1550 OmniVision Technologies, Inc. VEHO Filmscanner<br><br><br>aidank@aidank-laptop:~$ sane-find-scanner<br><br> # blah<br><br>found USB scanner (vendor=0x05a9, product=0x1550) at libusb:001:006<br> # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by<br> # SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend's manpage.<br><br><br>Probing the device with scanimage : <br><br>aidank@aidank-laptop:~$ scanimage -V<br>scanimage (sane-backends) 1.0.22; backend version 1.0.22<br>aidank@aidank-laptop:~$ scanimage -L<br><br>No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different,<br>check that the scanner is plugged in, turned
on and detected by the<br>sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation<br>which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages).<br><br><br>My system is a somewhat mucked-about Ubuntu 11 - it started as Ubuntu 10, and when the upgrade to 11 foisted that horrible Unity thing on me, I had to fight to get it back to something usable and have rejected an OS upgrade since. I'm wondering which way to go on that front, but that's a separate question.<br><br>So, any progress on these chips? Or shall I just junk the machine and let it fade into history.<br> <br><br>Incidentally, as a contributor to the OpenVizsela project, there should be OpenHardware USB sniffers on the market in the fairly near future. That's another sideline to this saga.<br><br>Back in the box it goes.<br><br></div><div>-- <br>Aidan Karley,<br>Aberdeen,<br>Scotland</div></div></body></html>