FWIW, the aic7xxx driver that comes with kernel 2.4.5 works fine
with my 2940 and Prisa620ST. In fact, this is the best host
adapter for scanning, out of the four I've tried so far. The
Acard adapter that came with the scanner didn't work at all, an
aha1542b played games with some system timers/times (the clock
kept jumping forward while the driver was loaded), a Tekram 315U
worked ok but the Tekram supplied driver can't keep up with
kernel updates, and now, finally, I got a cheap secondhand 2940
and works just fine and is supported by the mainstream kernel.
I'm still getting I/O errors in xsane during certain operations,
but I believe this to be a problem in communication between
backend and sg, since it happened with the Tekram, too. Crossing
my fingers for 1.0.5...
On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 10:01:56PM +0800, Steve Underwood wrote:
> Am I missing something, or do you fail to say which version of Linux you
> are running? With the aic7xxx driver in 2.2.14, 2.2.16, 2.2.18 and
> 2.2.19 (the ones I have used in the past few months) the snapscan
> backend seems to work OK. There seem to be a lot of questions and
> answers about the aic7xxx driver for 2.4.X on the kernel mailing list,
> but I haven't followed what the issues are.
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