p.echols at comcast.net
Wed Aug 8 17:19:42 UTC 2007
On 08/08/2007 04:36 AM, Thomas Kaiser wrote:
> Patton Echols wrote:
>> I am attempting to install a Logitech "QuickCam Deluxe for Notebooks"
>> and not having much success.
>> Laptop is running feisty
>> When plugged in, /dev/video0 exists, and
>> $lsusb returns
>> Bus 004 Device 005: ID 046d:09c1 Logitech, Inc.
>> Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>> I found an article referring to a similar cam that suggested that the
>> spca5xx driver is correct. In which case it should work "out of the
>> box" . . . but does not. A web search, however returns this page
>> suggesting that the"UVC" driver is correct: http://linux-uvc.berlios.de/
>> I'm not quite sure what to do next.
>> Any thoughts?
> You can check here http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca5xx.html if your cam is supported
> by the gspca driver and here http://linux-uvc.berlios.de/ for UVC cams.
> run "tail -f /var/log/kern.log" in a terminal and plug in your cam. If it gets
> detected you should see some messages about your cam.
Here is partial output:
Aug 8 10:01:50 Mycroft kernel: [33074.152000] usb 4-3: new high speed
USB device using ehci_hcd and address 6
Aug 8 10:01:51 Mycroft kernel: [33074.536000] usb 4-3: configuration #1
chosen from 1 choice
Aug 8 10:01:51 Mycroft kernel: [33074.536000] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00
device <unnamed> (046d:09c1)
This looks like I need a UVC Driver, yes?
The cam is also listed on the uvc page you sited, so that seems a
definitive answer. Thanks for your help
> Which viewer application do you use to test the cam?
Camorama. Should that work? Even if not, I know the cam is not
functional because the LED does not light.
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