[sane-devel] [walterwego at macosx.com: Re: problem with gutenprint 5.1.7]
olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Mon Sep 8 04:28:59 UTC 2008
Matt Broughton <walterwego at macosx.com> writes:
> At 8:50 AM +0900 9/8/08, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>>A network setup could be made to work by setting up `saned` on the
>>server machine to accept connections from the client. On the server
>>side, `saned` would access the device through a backend that supports
>>the RX685. On the client you can then use any SANE frontend via the
>>SANE net backend.
>>I'd try using the device on the server machine directly first with a
>>simple SANE frontend like `scanimage` first. Next, try using it via
>>localhost and `saned`. If that all works, try it from the client.
> From your description, it sounds like things will not work with stand
> alone print servers or routers which include print servers. Is that
Yes, unless the printer server in question can be coerced into
supporting saned. From the other followup in this thread that
I guess that when you buy a _printer_ server that's all you can
realistically expect to get.
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS Corporation
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