Subject: Re: USB scanners
To: Martin J. Laubach <email@example.com>
From: Lennart Augustsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.