[pwc] pwc broken in 2.6.18-1.2849.fc6 ?

Lonni J Friedman netllama at gmail.com
Sun Nov 19 17:11:58 UTC 2006


On 11/19/06, Peter Baitz <baitzph at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Are you using the stock pwc.ko or did you recompile
> the Saillard.org pwc.ko latest snapshot?  If you
> recompiled, did you do a 'make install', or copy the
> new pwc.ko to the peoper kernel modules directory, and
> delete the stock pwc.ko file?  Notice the 'make
> install' will put the new pwc.ko into a different
> subdirectory than the stock pwc.ko module file.
>
> Also note that when you compile the pwc module it will
> be much bigger, and I personally don't recommend doing
> any stripping down of it if you want full
> functionality.   The compiled version is 600k-800k or
> so while the stock version with fc6 is around 90k.
> Example I needed it to support fully my SPC900NC
> webcam (ToUcam Pro III) and the stock driver won't
> support the LED functions correctly, but recompiled
> Saillard snapshot will.
>
> Peter
>
> --- Lonni J Friedman <netllama at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Anyone else running into problems with the pwc
> > driver in
> > 2.6.18-1.2849.fc6 ?  It worked fine in
> > 2.6.18-1.2798.fc6. but after
> > rebooting into the newer kernel, all I get is green:
> > http://netllama.linux-sxs.org/home.jpg
> >
> > In dmesg, I'm seeing:
> > pwc: Failed to set video mode SIF at 10 fps; return
> > code = -110
> > pwc: Failed to set video mode QCIF at 10 fps; return
> > code = -110
> >

Sorry, I meant that I'm using the pwc that ships with 2.6.18 (from
FC6).  That version advertises itself to be 10.0.12.

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