Originally Posted by colin271
Thanks for the link I will see what is out there. I will not give up yet, you never know one of the white haired gurus might turn up and recue me
I am really thinking that the failure could be down to the 64 bit AMD CPU that I am using and its need for 64 bit Linux. Yes, I did check Xsane and I have 0.97 installed.
And hi to Cousinlucky, Linux is great don't give up on it, there are many people out there that are willing help.
I'm trying to get this scanner going as well. I'm just going to keep working on it and bringing my results here so we can all have a definitive asnwer to the question.
So far I have found that the modules for parallell port scsi already exist within this version. I'm using Mandriva 2009.
Here we go, so far all I've done is add to modprobe.conf:
install /dev/parport0 /sbin/modprobe scsi_mod
install /dev/parport0 /sbin/modprobe sg
install /dev/parport0 /sbin/modprobe parport
install /dev/parport0 /sbin/modprobe parport_pc
install /dev/parport0 /sbin/modprobe ppscsi
install /dev/parport0 /sbin/modprobe epst
and in modules.conf: