[rescue] New(old) scanner
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Wed Nov 24 13:50:35 CST 2004
On Wednesday, November 24, 2004, at 01:45 PM, Mike Parson wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 02:30:25PM -0500, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>> I've just been given a UMAX narrow-SCSI flatbed scanner as part of
>> some hardware trading.
>> I don't have an external narrow-SCSI port on babylon5, nor a SCSI
>> wide-to-narrow adapter, nor an extra PCI narrow-SCSI controller. I
>> do, however, have a Sparcstation LX with narrow SCSI, running OpenBSD.
>> Does anyone know a way I could connect the scanner to the LX and share
>> it to other *nix machines over the network?
> Once upon a time, I remember seeing a project that gave you a web
> front-end to your scanner. Used cgi or something to run the scanner,
> then the resulting image would just be pushed back to you over your
> browser. That would probably fill this need. Unfortunately, I don't
> remember anything more about it, feeding the proper search terms into
> freshmeat or google might be required. Otherwise, some twiddling with
> sane-backends and some shell/perl scripting might give you similar
He could put it on a Mac but I don't think that is what he had in mind:
Bingo! Sane does it again:
Not sure how well it works but it's a start.
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