On 01/02/14 17:13, O. Hartmann wrote:
I got a simple USB slide film scanner (Medion MD 86774). This USB
attached scanner is supposed to work in Linux with v4l, recognized as a
I'm running 11.0-CURRENT #3 r260189: Thu Jan 2 13:20:15 CET 2014
amd64, having installed ports graphics/sane-backends,
Attaching the scanner to the USB bus makes the kernel giving this
ugen7.6: <Salix Corp.> at usbus7
Issuing the command usbconfig as shown below reveals
usbconfig -u 7 -a 6 dump_device_desc
ugen7.6: <USB Scanner 5MP Salix Corp.> at usbus7, cfg=0 md=HOST
spd=HIGH (480Mbps) pwr=ON (500mA)
bLength = 0x0012
bDescriptorType = 0x0001
bcdUSB = 0x0200
bDeviceClass = 0x00ef
bDeviceSubClass = 0x0002
bDeviceProtocol = 0x0001
bMaxPacketSize0 = 0x0040
idVendor = 0x115b
idProduct = 0x3150
bcdDevice = 0x0028
iManufacturer = 0x0001 <Salix Corp.>
iProduct = 0x0002 <USB Scanner 5MP>
iSerialNumber = 0x0000 <no string>
bNumConfigurations = 0x0001
Well, I'd like to do some experiments and I do not know where to start.
In /usr/local/etc/sane.d/ I created a new file called "medion.conf"
usb 0x115b 0x3150
to "fake" a supported device, but xsane doesn't recognize the device at
It may sound naiv, but can someone tell me how to use this scanner
device as a v4l device as it is recognized in Ubuntu 13 (kernel 3.2)?
Is there a "generic" way to provide essential informations to the SANE
backend for a new device?
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Thanks in advance,
v4l devices are supported by /usr/ports/multimedia/webcamd.
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