Re: SANE support for AIX added

David Mosberger-Tang (
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 20:38:21 -0800

>>>>> On Mon, 15 Dec 1997 15:11:45 +0100 (MEZ), Fred Hucht <fred@thp.Uni-Duisburg.DE> said:

Fred> Hi SaneDevel, we added support for user-level SCSI under AIX
Fred> using the generic SCSI driver gsc written by Matthew Jacob
Fred> <>. We tested SANE under AIX 4.1.5 with a
Fred> HP-ScanJet IIc, it works fine.


Fred> The appended context diffs are based on SANE 0.68.

Thanks, I integrated your changes except for the UMAX diffs. Oliver,
will you pick those up?

Fred> One remark to the program tools/find-scanner: The HP ScanJet
Fred> failed to respond to the inquiry command {INQUIRY, 0x00, 0x02,
Fred> 0x00, 0xff, 0x00}, while the command {INQUIRY, 0x00, 0x00,
Fred> 0x00, 0xff, 0x00} worked well.

Fred> We changed this, but we don't know if it still will work with
Fred> other scanners...

Yes, the original command was "wrong" in the sense that it asks for
additional information that we don't care about. Changing it to zero
should be safe.


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