[TriLUG] Logitech QuickCam - no video device found
william at trilug.org
Wed Jan 18 12:18:15 EST 2006
Hmmmm....had not realized that I needed to load the spca5xx as a module.
Once I did modprobe spca5xx (and validated that it loaded through lsmod),
On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Timothy A. Chagnon wrote:
> I'll check what my syslog output looks like when I get home, but I'm
> pretty sure it's more than those two lines.
> So, if you don't have the camera plugged in, and don't have the
> spca5xx or videodev modules inserted, then plug the camera in, do both
> modules get inserted / show up in lsmod?
> Oh, I also remembered... maybe try the commands v4l-info, v4l-conf,
> v4lctl. See if those can access the camera.
> On 1/18/06, William Sutton <william at trilug.org> wrote:
> > latest (not stable) version of spca5xx; I would guess if yours works, mine
> > should work. The problem seems to be a disconnect between the video
> > device and the hardware!? Is that the spca5xx layer, or (my guess) the
> > videodev layer?
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