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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