Based on *sane* saying it supports usb scanners now, I bought one, an
All I can get from dmesg is that its vernor/product codes aren't claimed
by any driver.
Based on the examples in linux-2.4.16-pre1/Doc*/usb/scanner.txt, I tried
to add those lines to modules.conf, but that gives an error on the
'modprobe scanner' line killing half the system which isn't good.
Interestingly, I can exec that exact same line from the a shell without
errors, and the scanner module is successfully loaded. lsmod says its
there, with no linkages, but if I then try to rmmod it, its busy and
can't be removed. Only a reboot removes scanner.o once loaded.
But there seems to be no way to give the 'options vendor=0x04b8
product=0x010f' to it from a shell. No examples are shown in the man
I've been using a usb mouse for quite a while, great mouse, so that at
least is working. uhci is compiled in, as is the mouse stuff, and
everything else in the usb menus of xconfig is set as a module.
Any hints on how to do this will be gleefully pursued.
Gene Heskett, CET, UHK |Amiga A2k Zeus040, 70MB ram, 31 gigs
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