Re: Webcam choice

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On Tuesday 07 November 2006 20:24, Warren Sturm wrote:
> That will probably be kernel-devel package.  However, on mine it points
> to /usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-1.2798.fc6-xen-i686
> but i have
> /usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-1.2798.fc6-i686/ from the devel package.  So
> there is some fun waiting when I try to compile new kernel modules.
>
Well, I've installed the kernel-devel package, but I still get the same error 
when I try to 'make'.

> On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 20:15 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Tuesday 07 November 2006 19:57, Ric Moore wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2006-11-05 at 22:05 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > > This old one is a Philips, identified as a 740. lsmod confirms that
> > > > pwc is loaded. I can't use it like this, so I'll have to see what I
> > > > can do about getting another. I had wanted to avoid usb 1.1 webcams,
> > > > thinking that a usb2 one would be better, but I can't find any
> > > > compatibility reports for any of the ones I've found.
> > >
> > > Anne, which driver are you using?
> >
> > The Philips uses pwc.  It gets a picture, but not a usable one.
> >
> > > Mine worked like a bloomin' charm
> > > until yum upgraded the kernel and things went wonky. Now I'm finding a
> > > problem with my glibc install that has me baffled. Might be why I can't
> > > roll that module.
> > >
> > > But, I used gspca from:
> > >
> > > http://mxhaard.free.fr/download.html
> > >
> > > Worked right the first time. You might want to try that one. It claims
> > > to be the Swedish Survival Knife of webcam modules. All my camera
> > > applications recognized and acknowledged the module it built. My webcam
> > > was claimed to be not supported at all, and this enabled it. Ric
> >
> > Maybe my brain has given up under the strain.
> >
> > [[email protected] gspcav1-20060925]$ make
> > make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
> > SUBDIRS=/home/anne/Downloads/gspcav1-20060925 CC=cc modules
> > make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2798.fc6/build: No such file or
> > directory. Stop.
> > make: *** [default] Error 2
> >
> > I wondered if it was a permissions problem
> > on  /lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2798.fc6/build, but it isn't as simple as that,
> > apparently.
> >
> > ls -al /lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2798.fc6/build
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 47 Nov  1
> > 12:15 /lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2798.fc6/build ->
> > ../../../usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-1.2798.fc6-i586
> >
And this still lists in a flashing red.  I must be missing something obvious.  
The 'build' file is definitely there.


Anne

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