SANE vs USB scanner on 8.0
wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Jan 24 16:32:46 UTC 2010
On Sun, 24 Jan 2010, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> This is already in snapscan.conf:
> # Agfa 1212U
> usb 0x06bd 0x0001
> usb 0x06bd 0x2061
> The last one is the id; why there are two lines I don't know.
There are two versions of the Agfa 1212U.
>> Just to add: due to the popularity of all-in-one inkjet/scanner/coffee
>> machine/clock radio units, flatbed scanners are getting really cheap at
>> thrift stores. I bought an HP 2300C for the princely sum of $2 last
>> week. It's not much of a scanner, but it works fine with FreeBSD and
>> doesn't need a firmware download. The Epsons are better (IMO), but not
>> as common.
> I agree; flatbed scanners are cheap. However; I have this unit already taking up some space here,
> it works with earlier versions of FreeBSD, so I would prefer that I could get it working
> with FreeBSD 8 as well.
Understood. It looks like it's going to take some work on the backend
for that to happen. As Hans said, best to file a bug report at
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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