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Re: [Spca50x-devs] Applying patch




If it was already detected, then the patch is useless to you. Although
I don't know why your camera doesn't work.

On 7/28/07, Kamran Soomro <kamransoomro84@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes, I have. The camera is detected. It detects the sensor and sets it up as
> /dev/video0. However, when I do caminfo, it says something like "unable to
> get camera information". I'm paraphrasing. This isn't the exact message. Any
> thoughts on that?
>
>
> On 7/29/07, Shixin Zeng <zeng.shixin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > All right, when I was trying to produce a patch based on that patch
> > but against
> http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca50x/Download/gspcav1-20070508.tar.gz
> ,
> > I found that the camera supported by the patch was already included.
> >
> > Have you tried this tarball?
> >
> > On 7/28/07, Kamran Soomro <kamransoomro84@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Well, it says on the website that that tarball is for kernel version
> below
> > > 2.6.11. Like I mentioend, I'm using kernel 2.6.22. Guess the patch isn't
> for
> > > me then. Any idea how I can get my camera to work?
> > >
> > >
> > >  On 7/29/07, Shixin Zeng <zeng.shixin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I'm sorry if I underestimated your linux skills.
> > > >
> > > > But you apparently used the wrong paramters to "patch". you need at
> > > > least strip the toplevel directory with "-p1".
> > > >
> > > > Anyway, I've tried to patch it myself. and it seems to me that you
> > > > downloaded a wrong tarball. I think you need this one,
> > > >
> > >
> http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca50x/Download/spca5xx-v4l1goodbye.tar.gz
> ,
> > > > instead. because the directory hierarchy in your tarball is very
> > > > different from the one described in the patch.
> > > >
> > > > However, even with the tarball I showed above, it can't be applied
> > > > cleanly. this is what I did.
> > > > $ patch -p1 <../spca5xx.patch
> > > > patching file `drivers/usb/spca5xx.c'
> > > > Hunk #1 FAILED at 418.
> > > > Hunk #2 FAILED at 557.
> > > > Hunk #3 FAILED at 698.
> > > > Hunk #4 FAILED at 8046.
> > > > 4 out of 4 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to drivers/usb/spca5xx.c.rej
> > > >
> > > > Perhaps you can edit the source file manually.
> > > >
> > > > On 7/28/07, Kamran Soomro < kamransoomro84@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > Please do not assume anything. I do indeed have the required linux
> > > skills.
> > > > > In fact, I consider myself an intermediate, if not an advanced user.
> I
> > > very
> > > > > well know that the specific version may have a different directory.
> > > However,
> > > > > what I meant to say was there is no directory along the pattern
> > > spca5xx-*.
> > > > > Since you consider yourself an advanced user, I believe you can
> > > understand
> > > > > what I mean. Anyway, the reason I asked on this list was because I
> > > thought
> > > > > that I downloaded the wrong source code or that the patch is not
> > > compatible
> > > > > with the driver for kernel version 2.6.22.
> > > > >
> > > > > Once again,
> > > > >
> > >
> http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca50x/Download/gspcav1-20070508.tar.gz,
> > > > > is the driver I downloaded. Does the patch work with this version of
> the
> > > > > driver?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On 7/29/07, Shixin Zeng <zeng.shixin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > > it seems that you don't have some basic linux skills.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > in my command "cd spca5xx-20050906", spca5xx-20050906 is a
> directory
> > > > > > you get after you decompress the downloaded tarball. so it may
> differ
> > > > > > from spca5xx-20050906. I used this name for the directory simply
> > > > > > because the patch was produced against this version of the driver.
> it
> > > > > > may not apply to other versions.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > you may consult the manual of patch for detailed information by
> "man
> > > > > patch".
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 7/28/07, Kamran Soomro < kamransoomro84@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > > > Sorry. Forgot to mention that there's no such directory :S
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On 7/28/07, Shixin Zeng < zeng.shixin@xxxxxxxxx > wrote:
> > > > > > > > On 7/28/07, Kamran Soomro < kamransoomro84@xxxxxxxxx > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > Hi,
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > I downloaded the patch available here. I downloaded the
> drivers
> > > from
> > > > > > > here.
> > > > > > > > > I'm using kernel version 2.6.22 with OpenSUSE 10.2. The
> problem
> > > is,
> > > > > I
> > > > > > > can't
> > > > > > > > > seem to be able to apply the patch. I do:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > # patch < gzI3jdBU8UCw
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > I think you need do "cd spca5xx-20050906" first, and then
> "patch
> > > -p1 <
> > > > > > > > gzI3jdBU8UCw".
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > and I get the following message:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > can't find file to patch at input line 4
> > > > > > > > > Perhaps you should have used the -p or --strip option?
> > > > > > > > > The text leading up to this was:
> > > > > > > > >  --------------------------
> > > > > > > > > |diff -r -c
> > > spca5xx-20050906/drivers/usb/spca5xx.c
> > > > > > > > > spca5xx-20050906.patched/drivers/usb/spca5xx.c
> > > > > > > > > |*** spca5xx-20050906/drivers/usb/spca5xx.c
> > > > > > > 2005-09-06
> > > > > > > > > 22:13: 58.000000000 +0200
> > > > > > > > >  |--- spca5xx-20050906.patched/drivers/usb/spca5xx.c
> > > 2005-10-08
> > > > > > > > > 17:51:48.000000000 +0200
> > > > > > > > >  --------------------------
> > > > > > > > > File to patch:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Can somebody help me in applying the patch please? Thankyou.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > > > Regards,
> > > > > > > > > Kamran Soomro.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > >
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> > > > > > > > Shixin Zeng
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