Gerald Dachs wrote:
> Am Sat, 5 Jan 2008 13:08:53 +0200
> schrieb "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> feisty@feisty-laptop:~$ sudo modprobe -r gspca
>> feisty@feisty-laptop:~$ sudo modprobe gspca
>> There were no errors, however, there is _still_ no /dev/video.
>> Unplugging and then plugging in the camera gives me this:
>> feisty@feisty-laptop:~$ tail /var/log/kern.log
>> Jan 5 11:06:53 feisty-laptop kernel: [42838.700000] b44: eth0: Link
>> is up at 100 Mbps, full duplex.
>> Jan 5 11:06:53 feisty-laptop kernel: [42838.700000] b44: eth0: Flow
>> control is off for TX and off for RX.
>> Jan 5 11:06:53 feisty-laptop kernel: [42838.760000]
>> ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth0: link becomes ready
>> Jan 5 11:07:09 feisty-laptop kernel: [42853.752000] eth0: no IPv6
>> routers present
>> Jan 5 12:58:50 feisty-laptop kernel: [49555.468000] Linux video
>> capture interface: v2.00
>> Jan 5 12:58:50 feisty-laptop kernel: [49555.484000] usbcore:
>> registered new interface driver gspca
>> Jan 5 12:58:50 feisty-laptop kernel: [49555.484000]
>> ubuntu/media/gspcav1/gspca_core.c: gspca driver 01.00.12 registered
>> Jan 5 13:01:56 feisty-laptop kernel: [49741.084000] usb 2-1: USB
>> disconnect, address 3
>> Jan 5 13:01:59 feisty-laptop kernel: [49744.104000] usb 2-1: new full
>> speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 4
>> Jan 5 13:01:59 feisty-laptop kernel: [49744.332000] usb 2-1:
>> configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> Most likely this version of the driver doesn't recognize your
> camera. I would look now into the source code, whether the
> vendor and product id of your camera can be found.
> In similar situations with wlan usb sticks I could add the
> missing ids and the stick simply worked. This works very
> often, because the driver is made for a chip inside the device,
> but these chips are used then by many vendors with their unique
> vendor ids. The driver checks whether a device with his chip is
> installed by probing for all vendor and product ids it knows.
> If a new vendor decides to use this chip, or a vendor makes a
> change of the product id, it is invisible for the driver.
Good tip. But this Vendor:Product ID is in the newest version of gspca.
From the changelog:
Added basic support vor Pixart PAC7311 based webcams :-), Thomas Kaiser
0x093a:0x2600, 0x093a:0x2601, 0x093a:0x2603, 0x093a:0x2608,
This was a hard, exhausting and very long journey to get this chip
The support is not so good: Bad picture quality and not all controls
working, but we have at least something
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