But the card works fine and produces superb scans with the Umax 2200. You
just have to use it without the terminator plugged in for Linux. That's all!
On Monday 04 June 2001 07:04, you wrote:
> scc wrote:
> > Hi.
> > It's the *only* way to get good results under Linux with our system.
> > There is a 50 pin on an Adaptec 2904 (yes, not 2940) to a 25 pin that
> > goes into one of the scanner sockets. Under windows, it produces garbage
> > without the terminator.
> > We have wasted months thinking that the scanner was at fault which is why
> > we bought an Epson. At last we have seen why the Umax range are held in
> > such esteem!
> I got a lot of feedback with problems with the Adaptec 2904 card on linux.
> May be you have the chance to get it work with some options for the
> scsi-driver ... I don`t know.
> Do you have the chance to try an other scsi controller?
> I like the ncr53c8xx (ncr = symbios logic = lsi logic) controllers.
> Especially the ncr53c810 controllers have been very interesting for
> scanning (fast scsi => long cables) and have been not too expensive,
> but as far as I know they are not produced any more.
> If possible try the card before you buy one or make sure you can give
> it back when it does not work.
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