A question about USB support
rizsanyi at myrealbox.com
Thu Jan 23 09:44:08 CST 2003
On Thursday 23 January 2003 09:25, Fabian Cenedese wrote:
> >I have an HP PhotoSmart S20 photo scanner that connects to the USB port.
> >Since SANE doesn't support that scanner, I thought that wine could be an
> >option. I have its drivers for Windows 2000/XP and successfully installed
> >them with wine. The installation actually ran smootly and without
> >incidents. However, when I try to run the scanning application, it will
> >complain of not being able to communicate with the scanner (see the log
> > below).
> As far as I know wine HAS to use SANE as it can't access the hardware
> directly. So if you don't have a SANE driver you're out of luck. But maybe
> you find one somewhere on the net. And if I'm wrong please someone
> correct me :)
> >I know I'm being naive, but as far as I know, because these drivers are
> >for Win2k they are not VxD's (there are actually no .vxd files whatsoever)
> >and perhaps they can run in user mode. Is this correct? Is there a way
> >around this at all, like for instance letting the program access the USB
> >port directly?
> >fixme:file:DEVICE_Open Unknown/unsupported VxD UsbScan0. Try setting
> >Windows version to 'nt40' or 'win31'.
> Judging from this message your config WINVER is set to win95/8.
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