Subject: Re: ugen, uscanner and the HP 5300C USB scanner
To: Lloyd Parkes <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/21/2000 23:45:57
> Ob kernel: The program that I have selected is called "The NetBSD 
> Kernel". Does anyone have a problem with a shim that implements SCSI 
> over USB? This way the scanner will attach as ss* and will repsond as 
> expected.

ss* is not the interface to implement here. Most scsi scanners attach as
uk* generic scsi devices and are being talked to perfectly by sane.

You should have no problem to modify the sane libs to talk to ugen* instead
and leave the kernel alone.