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Re: [Spca50x-devs] Z-Star USB webcam




> Hi,
> 
> I have this camera, and I'm in the process of trying to get it to function  
> properly under linux.
> 
> This is how it appears using lsusb:
> 
> Bus 004 Device 012: ID 0ac8:307b Z-Star Microelectronics Corp.
> 
> The gspca driver supports this VID/PID combination, but fails to recognise  
> the sensor correctly (gives up and uses the TAS5130CXX default).
> 
> It appears that the sensor is a HV7131B (determined by examining the  
> windows install), but some rudimentary hacking of the spca driver  
> (allowing it to support this sensor) failed to yield results. Camorama  
> shows rubbish in the preview pane, and promptly stops responding.
> 
> This is the change I made to the gspca driver:
> 
> File: zc3xx.h
> 
> Function: zc3xx_config
> 
> Line 598ish, inside -1 case
> 
> Added:
> 
>          }else  if(spca50x->sensor == SENSOR_HV7131B) {
>              PDEBUG(0, " Sensor HV7131B");
>              set_zc3xxVGA(spca50x);

it does not need in latest (1.00.20) gspcav1 version

Just load gspca with force_sensor_id parameter

In your case it is 

modprobe gspca  force_sensor_id=2

> 
> 
> 
> 
> I've successfully had it working under windows, and I've attached both the  
> inf file, and the output of the snoopypro/myformat procedure.
> 
> Is it possible that someone can fill in the blanks for me?
> 
> 
> Regards,

-- 
Regards,
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