Logitech Quickcam

Waleed Harbi waleed.harbi at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 18:51:18 BST 2007


I tested this driver http://linux-uvc.berlios.de/ and it worked fine with
me.

On 8/8/07, Thomas Kaiser <ubuntu at kaiser-linux.li> wrote:
>
> 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?
> >>>
> >>>
> >> Hello
> >>
> >> 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
> http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca50x/Investigation/uvc/luvcview-20070512.tar.gz
> 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.
> >> Thomas
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
>
> Thomas
>
>
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