I upgraded the firmware using the Windows utility to do so. I checked with the SANE command line tools, e. At this stage I was thinking that the Linux support was very crappy. I put up the files I downloaded at http: After doing this the scanner worked without issue also in Linux. Bring on the comments Terrence siger:
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Bring on the comments Terrence siger: When I moved it to a USB 2. Unfortunately they did not work for me. Finally, I gave up and booted into Windows to check if the hardware had a defect.
I tried emailing Brother tech support. The drivers are up and they work.
I put up the files I downloaded at http: Which driver did you use? I use the driver provided by the Debian package called libsane-dsseries and brother-udev-rule-type1.
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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: In llinux I found a lot of messages like: 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.
There is official Linux support for this scanner, but it seems to require a firmware upgrade.
They said they would submit a request to engineering and that I should check the website in a few days. I got a reply saying that they recently redid their website and the DS driver must have been left off accidentally. It turns out it did, but only after a few quirks. I hope this works out; I do like the scanner and it seems well built. At this stage I was thinking that the Linux support was very crappy. I installed the official Linux driversand tried to scan a document using a GUI scanning application.
It seems Brother reorganised their site. This could definitely be better handled by the Brother documentation.
Thanks for the files. 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. Of the various brscan Linux drivers I see on their site, none of them brotheer the DS as supported. I checked with da600 SANE command line tools, e. The drivers were temporarily unavailable; they seem to be up again, at least on the Brother US site: In Windows it worked without issues.
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Things were hanging and generally very unresponsive. Leave a Reply Klik her for at annullere svar. I have only tested it with xsane and GIMP, and so far it works perfect! Finally determined by accident the problem was related brothee the USB port I had it plugged into. I upgraded the firmware using the Windows utility to do so.