Asus EEE webcam???
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Mon Mar 3 16:10:50 UTC 2008
> On Sat, Mar 1, 2008 at 8:20 AM, Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln at mnsi.net> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 19:19 +0100, Neil wrote:
>> > On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 7:04 PM, Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln at mnsi.net> wrote:
>> > > On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 16:20 +0100, Neil wrote:
>> > > > On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 3:44 PM, Bart Silverstrim
>> > > > <bsilver at chrononomicon.com> wrote:
>> > > > > Blaž Repas wrote:
>> > > > > > Hi!
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I have bought an Asus EEE laptop, installed ubuntu on it and tried Ekiga...
>> > > > > > But the webcam does not seem to work...
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Can anyone help me??
>> > > > >
>> > > > > I read somewhere that the webcam was disabled in the BIOS. you might
>> > > > > want to look there. Maybe it was a power save thing...?
>> > > >
>> > > > Under the original OS (Xandros) the web cam works perfectly, so it
>> > > > can't be disabled in the BIOS. Or does Xandros perform a separate
>> > > > hardware check that Ubuntu doesn't?
>> > >
>> > > It may well be a simple driver issue. Do you offhand know which
>> > > driver Xandros was using? If you don't then we need to track down the
>> > > driver. I'm not sure if the camera would be on the usb bus or the pci
>> > > bus, though usb makes more sense. For info on the USB bus in a terminal
>> > > enter lsusb, and look for the info, if you don't get enough info, try
>> > > lsusb -v, that will produce a lot of info and you need to look for the
>> > > camera, if you cannot scroll back far enough try lsusb -v >> lsbusb.txt,
>> > > and then open that with a text editor. For the pci bus, try lspci. For
>> > > more info on either man lsusb or man lspci.
>> > here is the entire lsusb response from a EEE running the originl
>> > Xandros. I can't find the camera, but you may know what it all means.
>> > Neil
>> I was looking for something similar to this:
>> idVendor 0x0402 ALi Corp.
>> idProduct 0x5602
>> bcdDevice 1.00
>> iManufacturer 0
>> iProduct 1 USB2.0 Camera
>> Which is part of the camera definition for the web-cam on my laptop.
>> If the web-cam works on the install that you posted the listing from,
>> would you please provide the output from lsmod. This will tell us what
>> module Xandros is using to drive the hardware.
> Here ya go, glad to help.
> Module Size Used by
> wlan_scan_sta 9728 1
> ath_pci 74084 0
> ath_rate_atheros 24768 1 ath_pci
> wlan 144280 4 wlan_scan_sta,ath_pci,ath_rate_atheros
> ath_dfs 25476 1 ath_pci
> ath_hal 139968 3 ath_pci,ath_rate_atheros
> pciehp 31172 0
> uvcvideo 40196 0
> compat_ioctl32 576 1 uvcvideo
> videodev 23552 1 uvcvideo
> v4l1_compat 12868 2 uvcvideo,videodev
> v4l2_common 11200 2 uvcvideo,videodev
> cpufreq_ondemand 5116 0
> p4_clockmod 3080 0
> speedstep_lib 2624 1 p4_clockmod
> freq_table 1988 2 cpufreq_ondemand,p4_clockmod
> usb_storage 22148 0
> libusual 5968 1 usb_storage
> pci_hotplug 9672 1 pciehp
> atl2 23064 0
> ehci_hcd 25420 0
> uhci_hcd 18636 0
> usbhid 13444 0
> usbcore 91928 7
> fuse 34388 0
> eeepc_hotk 5784 0
> button 5648 0
> processor 19820 0
> battery 7940 0
> ac 3524 0
> autofs4 15876 0
> sr_mod 13284 0
> cdrom 30624 1 sr_mod
> snd_hda_intel 14424 0
> snd_hda_codec 191776 1 snd_hda_intel
> snd_pcm 52936 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
> snd_timer 15300 1 snd_pcm
> snd 32964 4 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_pcm,snd_timer
> soundcore 3744 1 snd
> snd_page_alloc 6472 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
> genrtc 6028 0
I have managed to get the webcam working on ubuntu,,,
It was just one flag in one file.. i have fixed it like this:
# sudo echo 1 > /proc/acpi/asus/camera
And the camera started working....
Hope it helps you...
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