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. After doing this the scanner worked without issue also in Linux. I tried emailing Brother tech support. Thanks for the files. On a related note, I just looked on Amazon.
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When I moved it to a USB 2.
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 checked with the SANE command line tools, e.
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I hope this works out; I do like the scanner and it seems well built. Things were hanging and generally very unresponsive.
I upgraded the firmware using the Windows utility to do so. 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. I got a reply saying that they recently redid their website and the DS driver must dz600 been left off accidentally.
I installed the official Linux driversand tried to scan a document using a GUI scanning application. Thanks for the files. Leave a Reply Klik her for at annullere svar. They said they would submit a request to engineering and that I should check the website in a few days.
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It seems Brother reorganised their site. At this stage I was thinking that the Linux support was very crappy. I tried emailing Brother tech support. I use the driver provided by the Debian package called libsane-dsseries and brother-udev-rule-type1. Name required Mail will not be published required Website. I have only tested it with xsane and GIMP, and so far it works perfect!
This could definitely be better handled by the Brother documentation. Unfortunately they did not work for me.
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Of the various brscan Linux drivers I see on their site, none of them list the DS as supported. In dmesg I found a lot of messages like: Linx drivers are up and they work. The drivers were temporarily unavailable; they seem to be up again, at liux on the Brother US site: It turns out it did, but only after a few quirks. So, all in all: I put up the files I downloaded at http: Bring on the comments Terrence siger: On a related note, I just looked on Amazon.
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There is official Linux support for this scanner, but it seems to require a firmware upgrade. After doing this the scanner worked without issue also in Linux.
I recently bought a Brother DS document scanner that supposedly had support for Linux. Which driver did you use? 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: