which webcams work out of the box on Jaunty (amd 64 bit)

H.S. hs.samix at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 22:21:56 UTC 2009

Thomas Kaiser wrote:
> On 06/02/2009 09:10 PM, H.S. wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Could users post which webcam they have working with Jaunty (on amd 64
>> bit installation) out of the box?
>> For now, I can confirm that Microsoft VX-5000 woks, but this is on a
>> intel 32 bit laptop.
>> On the amd 64 bit machine, Microsoft VX-1000 does not work. What's more,
>> the gspca module, which supposedly supports VX-1000, is also not
>> compilable on Jaunty. The auto-install command (sudo m-a a-i gspca)
>> borks with compilation errors.
>> I am planning on buying a webcam in a day or two. So, if people could
>> list the webcams they have working without any problems (without any
>> serious tweaks or installing manual packages from tgz, etc.), it would
>> be really appreciated. On a 64 bit machine though.
>> Also, how does lib32v4l-0 package related to webcam support on a 64 bit
>> machine?
>> Thanks.
> Here is one:
> Microsoft LifeCam VX-500


> <SNIP>
> Jun  3 00:11:48 AMD64 kernel: [269286.872512] gspca: probing 046d:092f

er .. I wonder why does a google search of this USB ID above give links
for Logitech QuickCam Express


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