ov51x and the eye-toy camera

Thomas Kaiser ubuntu at kaiser-linux.li
Sun Sep 24 11:01:28 UTC 2006

envisionthestorm wrote:
> Just checking if anyone has had any luck with this yet? I just switched
> over to ubuntu today from windows ( yay lol ) and im having the same
> trouble.
> Using the link provided by foolsh everything goes perfect until the
> last two commands ( sudo insmod etc etc ) where it brings up the "
> insmod: error inserting '/lib/modules/2.6.15-26-386/extra/ov51x.ko': -1
> File exists " error in both cases. I have the sleh-0031 model eyetoy
> cam.

Looks like the module 0v51x.ko is already/still loaded.

#lsmod |grep ov
this should show you which ov* modules are loaded.

#sudo modprobe -r ov51x
will remove the module

#sudo modprobe ov51x or #sudo insmod /lib/modules/`uname -r`/extra/ov51x.ko
will load the new module.

Regards, Thomas


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