Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] usb webcam
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 09:24:33
Message-Id: 200810191124.21204.alan.mckinnon@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] usb webcam by RYAN vAN GINNEKEN
1 On Saturday 18 October 2008 20:58:07 RYAN vAN GINNEKEN wrote:
2 > Oct 18 18:43:35 huang usb 3-2: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and
3 > address 7 Oct 18 18:43:35 huang usb 3-2: configuration #1 chosen from 1
4 > choice Oct 18 18:43:45 huang hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on
5 > port 1 Oct 18 18:43:46 huang usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using
6 > ohci_hcd and address 2 Oct 18 18:43:46 huang usb 2-1: configuration #1
7 > chosen from 1 choice
8 >
9 > ps i have had these cameras work in ubuntu, mandrake, pclinux (none are as
10 > cool as Gentoo) so i am guessing that gentoo should work too!
11
12 I've never heard of the hardware you mention so can't help directly. Is it
13 something uncommon?
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15 Some more stuff you could try:
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17 Ask on a user-list for the project this hardware is a part of.
18 Dig around in the other distro sources, see what patches they apply and what
19 the devs did to make it work. Replicate that on gentoo.
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22 alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com