Best Scanner recs, please?

Martin P. Hansen mph at
Sat Dec 24 03:43:11 PST 2005

On Fri, 23 Dec 2005, Gary Kline wrote:
> 	Thanks; this model is on my list.   Do you have USB 2.0
> 	defined (uncommented) in your KERNEL config file (and thus
> 	built into your kernel)??  I'm trying to figure out howto
> 	create /dev/uscanner0.

I have the ehci device defined, but since I don't any USB 2 ports
it probably doesn't matter. I'm running with a GENERIC conf for
6.0-STABLE with usb built-in.

As I see it the uscanner device will probe the generic usbdevice
and recognize the scanner and create a devfs entry. This happens
for me when I plug it in.

Somewhere around the 5.3-RELEASE it was necessary to modify
/usr/src/sys/dev/usb/uscanner.c to include the LiDE 30 scanner.

Perhaps it is interesting to see whether the scanner appears in
`usbdevs -v` if you don't get a /dev/uscanner0. Mine shows as:

port 2 addr 3: full speed, power 500 mA, config 1, CanoScan(0x220e),
Canon(0x04a9), rev 1.00

Martin P. Hansen

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