Subject: Re: USB scanners
To: Martin J. Laubach <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/14/2000 14:15:05
"Martin J. Laubach" wrote:

> | I've still not had any feedback from people with USB scanners about
> | the new driver.  The driver is now available in current, so if you are
> | running current and have a Epson or HP scanner (see uscanner(4)
> | for details), could you please try it out.
>   Ok, I think I figured it out, uscanner has major 75, right?

Well, that's platform dependent.  I'm not sure what you are using.
But you can just do
cd /dev/; ./MAKEDEV uscanner0

>   When it is detected, an access of the uscanner0 device with
> "scanimage" just hung hard, pointer frozen.
>   What now?

Make sure you have a kernel with DDB and then do a scanimage
from the console so you can see if it crashes.  If it just hangs, break
into DDB with CTL-ATL-ESC and type tr.


        -- Lennart