A question about USB support
schutzer at math.rutgers.edu
Thu Jan 23 09:58:24 CST 2003
I tried with different win versions, and always get the same messages.It
appears to me that perhaps this particular message is a bit misleading
in the sense that no VxD is really involved (we are talking about
Win2k/XP), and I'm still not convinced that this can't be done in wine.
Zsolt Rizsanyi wrote:
>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
>>>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
>>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
>>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
>>>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
>>>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.
>>From this message you can not jugde his winver. (This message is printed
>regardless of the winver, and I have got it both in win9x and winnt
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