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From: Peter Volkov <pva@g.o>
Subject: Re: gspca_zc3xx module
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 11:47:09 +0400
Hi Hasan.

В Сбт, 24/07/2010 в 00:15 +0000, Hasan SAHIN пишет:
> I was using the gspca_zc3xx module with kernel 2.6.32-r7 without any 
> problem but webcam does not work since I upgrade to 2.6.34-r1(x 86 stable)
> My webcam is : A4 tech PK-635M and I am using wxcam (my own ebuild)
> Also I have tried with kopete and cheese but result is same.
> 
> I have tried with ubuntu 10.04 (kernel 2.6.32.xxx) and it is working as 
> good. I guess there is a bug in the 2.6.34.xx series?

Have you tried 2.6.32 kernel in Gentoo? In case yes, and if webcam works
in 2.6.32 and fails in 2.6.34, the best way to resolve this issue is to
find commit that broke it. Please, download sources with git and check
that webcam really works with 2.6.32 and fails with 2.6.34. After that
go through bisect (`git help bisect` or google has a good explanation on
how to do that) to find excact commit that broke webcam. Try to apply
that commit and revert it to check that webcam really works before and
fails after. After that just mail to authors of commit and subsystem
maintainers (you can find them in /usr/src/linux/MAINTAINERS file. After
fix found, please, open bug report so we could apply fix in Gentoo as
soon as possible.

-- 
Peter.



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-- Hasan SAHIN
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