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