how to remove manually installed gspca modules

Thomas Kaiser ubuntu at
Wed Jun 3 19:58:28 UTC 2009

On 06/03/2009 09:30 PM, H.S. wrote:
> Hello,
> I tried to get VX-1000 to work in Jaunty (kernel 2.6.28) by downloading
> the gspca source from
> BTW, the newly installed modules still do not support VX-1000 webcam. :(
>  But the good news is that it worked when I installed the 2.6.30 kernel
> by pulling it from Karmic sources (see my other recent post on apt
> pinning and karmic in this list).
> The modules compile okay and are installed with:
> $> sudo make install
> from within the modules source directory.
> However, this modifies the kernel modules irreversibly, i.e., the
> following does not bring back the original kernel tree:
> $> sudo make rminstall

Why you just back up the /lib/modules/your_kernel/ directory before 
installing a self compiled module?

Then you can just copy the backup back and you are back to where you 


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