Subject: Re: Presence of uscanner* in GENERIC
To: Bruce J.A. Nourish <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/19/2004 09:23:06
Yes, but the driver is there to make scanner access more
Linux compatible.

	-- Lennart

Bruce J.A. Nourish wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 08:49:49AM +0100, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
>>If there is a scanner that works with ugen and not uscanner it
>>should not be handled by uscanner.  If you give the details of
>>the scanner (e.g., by doing `usbdevs -v') it can be removed.
> port 2 addr 4: full speed, self powered, config 1, FlatbedScanner 13(0x2022), Color(0x04a5), rev 1.00
> I note, however, that the man page says:
>  "The scanners it recognizes can be accessed through the ugen(4) driver 
>  instead."
> Does this not indicate breakage by design?