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Re: [Spca50x-devs] webcam compatibilty

Le Samedi 10 Novembre 2007 23:28, NZG a écrit :
> My new camera does not appear to be supported by gspca (or any other linux
> driver)
> it's a
> Z-Star Webcam: ID 0ac8:307b Z-Star Microelectronics Corp.
> Yet another Tiawanese "Quckcam"
> Any work done in this area yet?
> complaining session:
> This is my second webcam that doesn't work in Linux.
> In my experience, it's really hard to buy a Linux compatible webcam,
> because even though you know the chipsets that work, there doesn't seem to
> be any way to look up what the chipset is from the product name.
> Everything is just "Windows capable", check your brain at the door.
> aaarg.
> To make things worse, everything seems to be a "Quickcam" or a "Webcam Pro"
> even when the internal hardware is completely different!
> Maybe we could add a links table to the gspca supported webcam list or
> something, some way to link a chipset to a manufacturer would be awesome.
> thx again,
Have a look here:
Michel Xhaard

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