Bug#647723: linux-image-2.6.32-5-686: 0c45:60fc Microdia PC Camera with Mic (SN9C105) claimed by wrong kernel module
On Sat, Nov 05, 2011 at 05:53:09PM +0100, Andreas Stempfhuber wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.32-38
> Severity: normal
> the sn9c102 kernel module claimes that it supports this webcam which is
> not the case, the webcam does not work.
> It requires the gspca_sonixj kernel module instead. The webcam works
> after entering the following commands:
I suspect that the manufacturer used the same device ID for two
different versions of the webcam. In that case both drivers should
claim the device ID and quickly reject the wrong version. (This is
not a unique problem and Linux copes with it as long as the drivers
do the right thing.)
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