Re: [Spca50x-devs] 046d:08d9 - works with gspca-modules but not 2.6.27-rc3
- Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2008 14:29:31 +0930
- From: Arthur Marsh <arthur.marsh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Spca50x-devs] 046d:08d9 - works with gspca-modules but not 2.6.27-rc3
Jean-Francois Moine wrote, on 30/08/08 01:41:
> On Sat, 2008-08-30 at 00:17 +0930, Arthur Marsh wrote:
>> I have built 2.6.27-rc4 but have not yet installed it on the machine
>> with the 046d:08d9 webcam.
> Hello Arthur,
> There is no v4l change in the 2.6.27 tree since -rc3. You must do as
> Hans de Goede said:
>>> 2.6.27-rc3 is a bit old. Try the latest v4l-dvb hg tree (all gspca changes
>>> there are scheduled to become part of 2.6.27 final):
>>> hg clone http://linuxtv.org/hg/~jfrancois/gspca/
>>> cd gspca
> (may be also do a copy of your kernel .config to v4l)
>>> make menuconfig
>>> sudo make install
>>> The remove *all* video related modules (so including videodev !!)
>>> and do:
>>> modprobe gspca_zc3xx
> Best regards.
I'm compiling on a different machine to the machine that built the kernel.
What I had to do after:
apt-get install mercurial
hg clone http://linuxtv.org/hg/~jfrancois/gspca/
bzip2 -dc linux-source-2.6.27-rc4.tar.bz2|tar -xf /dev/fd/0
ln -s linux-source-2.6.27-rc4 linux
cp /boot/config-2.6.27-rc4 .config
ln -s /usr/src/linux build
checkinstall make install
This failed as the installation attempted to overwrite existing modules.
worked, but this doesn't help me to install the modules on a machine
that they weren't built on.
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