Epson Perfection 1260 and SANE

Paul Everlund tdv94ped at
Tue Apr 15 05:57:45 PDT 2003

On Mon, 24 Feb 2003, Kirk Strauser wrote:

> At 2003-02-24T22:31:50Z, Paul Everlund <tdv94ped at> writes:
> > When issued sane-find-scanner it finds it, telling me it's on
> > libusb:/dev/usb0:/dev/ugen0.
> That probably means that FreeBSD isn't identifying it correctly.  IIRC, USB
> scanners should show up as /dev/uscanner[0-...]
> > It also seems to use the backend Plustek,
> I haven't used a 1260, but my Epson Perfection 1240 used the Epson backend.
> > If you who reads this managed to make it work, can you please give me some
> > hints?
> When I bought my 1240, FreeBSD didn't recognize it yet.  It was very easy to
> hack the kernel's USB files (cd /usr/src/sys; grep -ri 'perfection'; vi ...)
> to add in the 1240's USB ID numbers (gleaned from dmesg output).  You may
> have to do the same for your 1260.
> --
> Kirk Strauser
> In Googlis non est, ergo non est.

Thanks for your reply! The scanner is working ok now, in 4.8. It did
even work after a cvsup and build for 4.7-STABLE that I issued some
time after my mail.

Summary: The Epson Perfection 1260 is working with SANE.

Best regards,

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