[Linux-uvc-devel] Acer Webcam/ linux fedora 7

Laurent Pinchart laurent.pinchart at skynet.be
Thu Aug 9 00:15:36 CEST 2007


Hi Mickaël,

On Wednesday 08 August 2007, Mickael Drean wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> I'm new into linux and I'm introducing into it using the FC7,
>
> Trying to configure my webcam, the only thing able to manage my webcam
> seems to be uvc...
>
> So, I tried with the svn source code, compile, install, etc.... But it
> stills does not work.
>
>
> Here is some information :
>
> # lusb :
> Bus 002 Device 003: ID 5986:0100

That webcam should work with the latest driver.

> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 045e:00d2 Microsoft Corp.
>
>
> # lsmod | grep video :
> video                  28113  0
> uvcvideo               49156  0
> videodev               36673  3 cpia,ov511,uvcvideo
> v4l1_compat            20549  2 uvcvideo,videodev
> v4l2_common            28353  3 compat_ioctl32,uvcvideo,videodev
>
> uname -a
> Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.22.1-41.fc7 #1 SMP Fri Jul 27 18:21:43 EDT
> 2007 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>
>
> # dmesg:
> ...
> Linux video capture interface: v2.00
> uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device USB2.0 Camera (5986:0100)
> uvcvideo: No valid video chain found.
> usbcore: registered new interface driver uvcvideo
> USB Video Class driver (v0.1.0)

Weird... Make sure you're using the SVN version (revision 120). If it still 
doesn't work, please post the output of lsusb -v (with usbutils 0.72 or 
newer).

> and when I try to launch luvcview i got this:
>
> uvcview verion 0.1.4
> Video driver: x11
> A window manager is available
> video /dev/video0
> ERROR opening V4L interface
>
> : No such file or directory
>
> Could you give me some help,

Best regards,

Laurent Pinchart



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