I upgraded the firmware using the Windows utility to do so. Leave a Reply Klik her for at annullere svar. This could definitely be better handled by the Brother documentation. Which driver did you use? Name required Mail will not be published required Website. Of the various brscan Linux drivers I see on their site, none of them list the DS as supported. I have only tested it with xsane and GIMP, and so far it works perfect!
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I use the driver provided by the Debian package called libsane-dsseries and brother-udev-rule-type1.
Of the various brscan Linux drivers I see on their site, none of them list the DS as supported. Which driver did you use? Finally determined by accident the problem was related to the USB port I had it plugged into. Finally, I gave up and booted into Windows to check if the hardware had a defect. I recently bought a Brother DS document scanner that supposedly had support for Linux.
Thanks for the files. There is official Linux support for this scanner, but it seems to require a firmware upgrade.
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It turns out it did, but only after a few quirks. I installed the official Linux driversand tried to scan a document using a GUI scanning application.
I tried emailing Brother tech support. Bring on the comments Terrence siger: The drivers were temporarily unavailable; they seem to be up again, at least on the Brother US site: I can no longer find this driver ds60 their Linux driver webpageand their site no longer lists Linux as a supported OS for the DS, except for http: I checked with the SANE command line tools, e.
They said they would submit a request to engineering and that I should check the website in a few brohher. Unfortunately they did not work for me. So, all in all: At this stage I was thinking that the Linux support was very crappy. I got a reply saying that they recently redid their website and the DS driver must have been left off accidentally.
When I moved it to a USB 2. I upgraded the firmware using the Windows utility to do so. I put up the files I downloaded at http: After doing this the scanner worked without issue also in Linux.
I have only tested it with xsane and GIMP, and so far it works perfect! Leave a Reply Klik her for at annullere svar.
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After quite a lot of mucking around playing with capturing USB packets using Wireshark, it seemed the device itself was requesting a reset, and the Linux kernel was resetting it approximately ms later. In Windows it worked without issues. This could definitely be better handled by the Brother documentation. Name required Mail will not be published required Website.
Llinux drivers are up and they work.
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In dmesg I found a lot of messages like: I hope this works out; I do like the scanner and it seems well built.
On a related note, I just looked on Amazon. Things were hanging and generally very unresponsive. It seems Brother reorganised their site.