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pelargos
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:42 pm    Post subject: LifeCam VX-3000 doesn't work [solved] Reply with quote

Hi i have this camera and i can't get it work! My kernel is well compiled and i have kamera and cheese but it doesn't work... Help
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 045e:00f5 Microsoft Corp. LifeCam VX-3000


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pelargos,

You need some of this in your kernel.

I have a feeling from
Quote:
... support for cameras based on the Sonix chips with JPEG format
that this camera is not well supported in userspace as you only get
jpeg from it.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

NeddySeagoon wrote:
pelargos,

You need some of this in your kernel.

I have a feeling from
Quote:
... support for cameras based on the Sonix chips with JPEG format
that this camera is not well supported in userspace as you only get
jpeg from it.


Thanks, but what about the sound ? :)
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pelargos,

The sound will want snd_usb_audio for your kernel.
If that means you have two ir more sound card - the webcam is one, you need to configure your applications to use the right sound card.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 1:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

NeddySeagoon wrote:
pelargos,

The sound will want snd_usb_audio for your kernel.
If that means you have two ir more sound card - the webcam is one, you need to configure your applications to use the right sound card.


OK thank you a lot! :)
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