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Re: Webcams again



On Thursday 01 February 2007 14:16, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 02:08:31PM +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Thursday 01 February 2007 13:53, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 01:33:34PM +0000, Keith Powell wrote:
> > > > Anne is using the ATrpms version of the driver, whereas I am using
> > > > the MXHaard driver. I tried the ATrpms driver, but found no
> > > > difference.
> > >
> > > these are both effectively the same, http://mxhaard.free.fr/ is the
> > > upstream author providing the sources and ATrpms is just providing you
> > > with prebuilt bits from MXHaard.
> >
> > Axel, what's your feelings about the fact that the sliders for hue and
> > colour don't work?  Brightness and contrast work well.  Do you think it's
> > an upstream driver bug, or something else?
>
> I'd contact upstream, e.g. mxhaard. Depending on your model the v4l
> controls may not be in place. Or the applications you use only support
> v4l2 and not v4l1. The current drivers are only for v4l1 and mxhaard
> is working on a v4l2 version, so if it's the latter you will either
> have to wait until mxhaard releases the v4l2 driver or perhaps he will
> make you his guinea pig for testing his upcoming code.
>
> In any case the real answer will be given by upstream :)

Thanks - at least I know a bit more about where we stand :-)

Anne

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