[plug] uvcvideo module for logitech quickcam pro 9000
tomasz89 at gmail.com
Wed May 14 12:28:00 WST 2008
On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 12:26 PM, Tomasz Grzegurzko <tomasz89 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 12:14 PM, David Dartnall <darts at dialix.com.au> wrote:
> > Hi all, as usual I need help again.
> > Hardy:
> > Documentation for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS at 'https://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/'
> > indicates module 'uvcvideo' is required for this webcam.
> > 'lsmod | grep uvcvideo' returns no response.
> > Installation of subversion and the latest source as instructed in the above
> > documentation, and execution of 'make' results in:
> > make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.22-14-386/build: No such file or directory.
> > Stop.
> > make: *** [uvcvideo] Error 2
> > I've found a file 'uvcvideo.ko' at
> > /lib/modules/2.6.24-16-generic/ubuntu/media/usbvideo/
> > If this is the required module already in the system ready for installation
> > then I've wasted a lot of time getting this far (except for what I've learnt
> > about subversion) but it doesn't seem right.
> > What should I do from here? I don't yet have the webcam - thought I'd
> > organise the module first...
> > Any help would be appreciated.
> > Dave Dartnall
> Hi Dave,
> You're following two approaches:
> 1/ Get the source code of the module (ie. driver) that supports your
> hardware and compile it against your own kernel yourself.
> 2/ Load the module from Ubuntu's already pre-compiled, pre-made,
> pre-fabricated repositories and just use it!
> I'd suggest 2: in which case
> # modprobe uvcvideo.ko
> Then lsmod should show 'uvcvideo' too.
> If you want to get back to 1, let us know!
On the other hand, if you plug the camera in, the module will
auto-load so you're really going in to a lot of effort for nothing,
but I was hoping you'd see the results you want with the above...
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