Lost use of webcam upgrading from dapper to edgy.

Andrew Mahoney mahonea0 at evilweasels.no-ip.com
Fri Dec 15 03:00:15 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 00:28 +0000, Adam Funk wrote:
> Under dapper my USB webcam (Logitech Quickcam 4000 Pro) worked in
> camorama without any tweaking whatever, but since I upgraded to edgy
> all I get is a grey field instead of the image.  The light on the
> webcam is on and /dev/video0 is present (with /dev/video symlinked to
> it).
> Any suggestions for debugging this?
> Thanks,
> Adam

Had this problem myself with a Creative Webcam Pro Ex, I knew that it
used the pwc driver (it appears yours does too) then I found this had
been added to the wiki
It has a test to check if your driver is broke and step by step
instructions for compiling a working version.

good luck


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