On Thursday 02 September 2010 11:08:55 Hans Petter Selasky wrote: > On Thursday 02 September 2010 10:57:52 David Naylor wrote: > > On Wednesday 01 September 2010 09:19:55 Hans Petter Selasky wrote: > > > > Will it matter if my kernel is a bit old (about 3 months)? Are there > > > > any (small) live linux distros that have good webcam support (so that > > > > I can check if the cam works at all with gspca)? > > > > > > > > David > > > > > > Maybe you could check your webcam in Ubuntu? > > > > > > --HPS > > > > Just before I was about to check the webcam with Ubuntu I tried it on > > another computer... and it worked. > > > > To make sure: I copied across the debug build of webcam and it worked > > with that as well. It certainly is not the software on the webcamd > > side. cuse4bsd is the same on both computers. Both systems are running > > different custom kernels but contain the same usb devices (the same as > > GENERIC). > > > > On the computer that works `pwcview -s vga` does not work. I expect that > > to be a limitation of the device. > > > > On the other computer, I tried every USB port and none of them work. The > > USB controllers are: > > > > oh...@pci0:0:11:0: class=0x0c0310 card=0x50041458 chip=0x026d10de > > rev=0xa3 hdr=0x00 > > > > vendor = 'NVIDIA Corporation' > > device = 'MCP51 USB Controller' > > class = serial bus > > subclass = USB > > > > eh...@pci0:0:11:1: class=0x0c0320 card=0x50041458 chip=0x026e10de > > rev=0xa3 hdr=0x00 > > > > vendor = 'NVIDIA Corporation' > > device = 'MCP51 USB Controller' > > class = serial bus > > subclass = USB > > > > The USB ports do work for umass, u3g and umodem devices. Will the kernel > > version have an impact, should I upgrade to head? > > > > The webcam works with Ubuntu on both computers. > > There has been some updates in the kernel in the USB area (isochronous > transfers), which might affect Webcam operation.
I've updated the kernel, cuse4bsd (0.1.13) and webcamd (0.1.15). Still no luck.
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