HP ScanJet 4100c?
mistry.7 at osu.edu
Sat Dec 17 09:56:22 PST 2005
On Saturday 17 December 2005 03:21 am, Gary Kline wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 02:39:07AM -0500, Anish Mistry wrote:
> > On Friday 16 December 2005 11:31 pm, you wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 08:19:21PM -0500, Anish Mistry wrote:
> > > > On Friday 16 December 2005 08:02 pm, Gary Kline wrote:
> > >
> > > Do I have to build it into the kernel or what? IOW, what's
> > > the deal with USB stuff? I've had enough headbanging with ye
> > > olden COM ports. But it's time to get my fingers wet.
> > Depending on what version of FreeBSD you're running you might
> > want to build usb into the kernel. If you just run "kldload
> > uscanner" it should automatically load the usb kernel module, if
> > it's not already in the default kernel, which I think it may be.
> > The usb stuff should work fine as long as you don't have some
> > funky chipset. 6.0-RELEASE should have pretty good support for
> > usb.
> I just tried a "lkdload uscanner" on my ThinkPad running 5.4
> and got
This just means that it is already built into the kernel. Just plug
in the scanner and you should see uscanner0: some stuff appear on the
> kldload: can't load uscanner: File exists
> In the USB section in /boot/loader.conf, everything was
> set to NO. Which of these options should I switch to YES.
> ---This goes for my other FBSD servers too. I've never
> used anything usb so I'll check my KERNEL config files too.
> All my hardware is fairly standard. Intel, HP, whatever
> ThinkPad has, and whatever's on the USB 2.0 m'board on my
> just-shipped AMD system. I stick to the Keep It Simple Sir
> philosophy, so if I need to buy a USB board I well. Meanwhile,
> if you have any feedback about the /boot/loader.conf and
> KERNEL config files, I'd like to hear them.
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