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Re: Intel usb camera on FC6

On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 02:54:23PM -0500, Jeff G wrote:
> >Have you tried modprobing it? And if so and it still didn't work, did
> >you check /var/log/messages or dmesg for why the module wouldn't want
> >to play with your camera?

> Thanks for the pointer for the messsages log.
> Hmmm.  Obviously, something is up
> Feb 22 14:15:20 win-linux kernel: gspca: version magic
> '2.6.19-1.2911.fc6 SMP mod_unload 686 REGPARM 4KSTACKS ' should be
> '2.6.19-1.2911.fc6 SMP mod_unload 586 REGPARM 4KSTACKS '

This means your system think it is running i586 and doesn't like the
module being i686.

> but I have NO clue as to how to proceed.
> uname -a reports:
> Linux win-linux 2.6.19-1.2911.fc6 #1 SMP Sat Feb 10 15:03:33 EST 2007
> i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux


rpm -q --qf '%{name}-%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}\n' -f /boot/vmlinu*

and you will most probably see that you have i586 kernels installed.

If that's the case check out


after you fix the kernel to really become i686 you will find your USB
camera working :)
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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