How to load 4VL in Fc3

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Tue Dec 6 02:37:55 UTC 2005

On Monday 05 December 2005 19:24, venkatesan s wrote:
>I have a strange problem in my FC3(2.6.12...).I am
>trying to work on my webcam which need 4vl.
>When the driver for that camera loaded without error
>but webcam can't be activated.When I give a command
>"spcaview" it says there is no directory as "4vl"
>Modprobe 4vl shows its loaded.Where am I going wrong?
>/dev/ there is no entry for video0.
>Any suggestion?
>Thanks in advance.
Well, for starters, its not 4vl, but v4l, meaning video for linux.  You 
may have other problems, but that bit of dislexia is the first 
error. :-)

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