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Re: FC3 and my webcam



On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 09:08:44AM +0100, Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> I had around a cheap webcam but were always unable to use it with
> Linux since there weren't a proper driver in the 2.4 kernler serie.
> Now, just for curiosity, I plugged it into my newly installed FC3
> laptop and it is still not working but there is an improvement; here
> is the log result:

Looks like your device is working just fine.  Just access /dev/video0
and away you go.

> Nov 12 08:56:31 hal9001 wait_for_sysfs[6811]: either wait_for_sysfs
> (udev 039) needs an update to handle the device
> '/class/video4linux/video0' properly (no device symlink) or the
> sysfs-support of your device's driver needs to be fixed, please report
> to <linux-hotplug-devel lists sourceforge net>

This is fixed in newer versions of udev, you can safely ignore it.

thanks,

greg k-h


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