On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 07:19:40PM +0200, Jeffrey Eugene Crawford wrote:
> I'm trying to get my Mustek 1200ub USB scanner running on my FreeBSD
> installation. The first obstacle I've had was to get my scanner away
> from being "/dev/ugen0" to "/dev/uscanner0" In order to do this I had to
The simple way should be to put /dev/ugen0 into
> I had used the source code from Mustek's ftp site and compiled it
> manually, and installed it. I did not provided the "./configure" script
> with any options. After the installation I have updated the following
> files to read...
That is /usr/local/etc/sane.d/dll.conf?
If your kernel scanner driver accepts this device that's ok.
> Unfortunately I can't find a "sane-1200ub" manpage to see if there are
> any other options.
There isn't any manpage and As far as I know there aren't any options.
> running "usbdevs" I get:
> addr 1: UHCI root hub, VIA
> addr 2: 1200 UB scanner, Mustek Systems, Inc.
> and then running "scanimage -L" I get :
> entering sane_get_devices.
> attached /dev/uscanner0
> device `1200ub:/dev/uscanner0' is a 1200 UB flatbed scanner
> scanimage in free(): warning: junk pointer, too high to make sense.
> The above warning message about the "free" function having a pointer
> that is too high to make sense is the only negative message that I get.
Try with debugging enabled:
SANE_DEBUG_1200UB=255 scanimage -L
> However when trying to test the scanner or even use it with either
> commands "scanimage -T", or "xscanimage", the little light on the
> scanner comes on and then the program hangs at the command prompt. No
> error messages or core dumps, just sits and does nothing.
Maybe some incompatible USB handling between Linux and FreeBSD?
Something concerning maximum size of a "block" that can be transfered
at once? Just guessing...
> Please note that the scanner works in Linux doing nearly the exact same
> installation, the only exception is that "xscanimage" is installed as a
> Gimp plugin, however the "xscanimage" does work by itself. I'm not sure
> if the problem lies with FreeBSD's USB scanner driver or with the driver
> by Mustek. Has anyone examined the code and found anything that is Linux
I'm pretty sure that the programmers didn't test on FreeBSD. I 'm
currently trying to rewrite this code to get it into SANE: I will try
on FreeBSD, too, but I have just startet so this can take quite some
time. And i must install a FreeBSD which supports USB...
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