Creative Webcam and linux-gspca-kmod problem
nikola.lecic at anthesphoria.net
Mon Nov 17 15:14:14 PST 2008
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On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 01:30:18 +0100
Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at iet.unipi.it> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 11:28:09PM +0100, Nikola Le??i?? wrote:
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-multimedia/2008-July/008833.html
> sorry for jumping into the thread late.
> i am not sure how whether your camera matches the one mentioned in my
> post above (unfortunately the keywords in the name are totally
> meaningless, and there is this bad habit of using the same name for
> totally different devices).
Luigi, thank you for the reply. I thought that this model was an
"inexpensive/older Creative Notebook webcam" -- mea culpa. :-)
> As someone mentioned, if the camera requires isochronous mode then it
> won't work. Some cameras do fall back to non-isochronous mode on
> USB1, which however requires that you connect the camera
> to an USB1 hub (assuming you can find one) or directly to the host
> and removing the "ehci" controller from the kernel config file
> (as annoying as it might be).
Unfortunately, removing ehci from the kernel config file completely
wiped out all traces of the webcam (except the line with vendor and
model number). Does this mean that a claim that particular camera is
"USB1.1-compatible" says nothing useful for our purpose?
Nikola Lečić = Никола Лечић
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