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Wed Aug 8 17:37:38 UTC 2007
Patton Echols wrote:
> 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?
This looks like the UVC Driver did recognize the cam. No need to install any
driver anymore ;-)
> The cam is also listed on the uvc page you sited, so that seems a
> definitive answer. Thanks for your help
Your cam is supported by UVC driver. Use luvcview
to test the cam.
Most viewer application not (yet) able to use V4L2 devices :-( What is the
desired use of this cam?
>> 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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