On Mon, 2006-12-18 at 21:22 -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
On Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 05:48:46PM -0800, Gerhard Magnus wrote:
> Has anybody out there been able to get ANY webcam working with FC5? Are
> there any webcam drivers in this distro? I'd prefer not to have to use
> some special kernel that's not part of Fedora.
I have the Logitech Communicate STX working, but with add-on (open source)
gspcav1 driver from <http://mxhaard.free.fr/>
;. It was quite finicky about
how I plugged which devices into which USB ports on the system, though --
something about bandwidth allocation.
Yeah, it wants the fastest SOB USB port ya have, as it needs it. I
prefer to use the above site's tar file as you can have the tar file
installed somewhere safe, like /opt, and when you update your kernel you
can re-compile it again instead of waiting for someone else to issue a
new rpm release for it... which may or may not work for you and your
particular circumstances. This method works for me. (tm) Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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