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[ale] Logitec USB Quickcam questions?


Module                  Size  Used by
quickcam               65180  0 
8250                   21216  0 
serial_core            23488  1 8250
snd_emu10k1            95620  1 

I also tried with the pwc module.  No go.

This struck me as odd though.

drivers/usb/core/usb.c: registered new driver quickcam
request_module: failed /sbin/modprobe -- char-major-81-0. error = 256

I did a "rm -f /dev/video /dev/video0 /dev/video1" and re-installed the
module and found this in dmesg:

drivers/usb/core/usb.c: deregistering driver quickcam
drivers/usb/core/usb.c: registered new driver quickcam


root at spirit
{0}:/usr/src/kernel/qc-usb-0.6.0>xawtv --hwscan
This is xawtv-3.90, running on Linux/i686 (2.6.1-bk4)
can't open /dev/video0: No such device
v4l-conf had some trouble, trying to continue anyway
v4l2: open /dev/video0: No such device
v4l2: open /dev/video0: No such device
v4l: open /dev/video0: No such device
no video grabber device available

v4l-conf: using X11 display :0.0
dga: version 2.0
mode: 1280x960, depth=16, bpp=16, bpl=2560, base=0xd8000000
can't open /dev/video0: No such device

root at spirit
{1}:/usr/src/kernel/qc-usb-0.6.0>ls -la /dev/video
lrwxr-xr-x    1 root     root           11 Jan 18 21:32 /dev/video ->

root at spirit
{0}:/usr/src/kernel/qc-usb-0.6.0>ls -la /dev/video0
crw-rw-rw-    1 root     root      81,   0 Jan 18 21:31 /dev/video0

root at spirit
{0}:/usr/src/kernel/qc-usb-0.6.0>ls -la /dev/video1
crw-r--r--    1 root     root      81,   1 Jan 18 21:31 /dev/video1

Thus spake Geoffrey (esoteric at 3times25.net):

> Robert L. Harris wrote:
> >
> >hmmm:
> >
> >{127}:/usr/src/kernel/linux-2.6.1>xawtv -hwscan
> >This is xawtv-3.90, running on Linux/i686 (2.6.1-bk4)
> >looking for available devices
> >port 53-53
> >    type : Xvideo, image scaler
> >    name : NV Video Overlay
> >
> >That's it. :<
> >
> >Ugh, I just unplugged the cam all together and reran the above command,
> >same output :<
> Did you insmod the pwc module first?  The device will show up when the 
> proper driver is loaded.  Mine doesn't show up with the pwc driver but 
> it does with the mod_quickcam module.
> Also, the usb subsystem should report something when you plug that puppy 
> in.  Plug it in then dmesg, see what you get.
> Did you check out the sourceforge site?
> -- 
> Until later, Geoffrey	esoteric at 3times25.net
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