Re: Vicam missing firmware
On Thu, 2009-05-14 at 22:43 +0200, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 08:46:33 +0200, Raven wrote:
> > Hi all. I recently upgraded my desktop box to a more powerful hardware
> > configuration. Before the upgrade (and the re-install of debian
> > unstable) I was running a vanilla kernel, but now I switched to the one
> > from the repositories, "2.6.29-2-amd64".
> > I plugged in a 3com HomeConnect USB webcam and the "vicam" module was
> > loaded successfully. Unfortunately when I try to grab video from it I
> > get syslog entries complaining about a missing firmware file:
> > [65770.532020] usb 4-1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 2
> > [65770.701070] usb 4-1: New USB device found, idVendor=04c1, idProduct=009d
> > [65770.701073] usb 4-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
> > [65770.701075] usb 4-1: Product: 3Com HomeConnect USB Camera
> > [65770.701076] usb 4-1: Manufacturer: 3Com
> > [65770.701077] usb 4-1: SerialNumber: 23G6BB59D5TM
> > [65770.701146] usb 4-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> > [65770.817811] Linux video capture interface: v2.00
> > [65770.829649] ViCam based webcam connected
> > [65770.829691] ViCam webcam driver now controlling video device 0
> > [65770.829703] usbcore: registered new interface driver vicam
> > [66185.544395] usb 4-1: firmware: requesting vicam/firmware.fw
> > [66185.560383] Failed to load "vicam/firmware.fw": -2
> The firmware seems to have been removed from the Debian kernel. You can
> download the firmware blob from git.kernel.org
> wget -O firmware.fw "http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/dwmw2/linux-firmware-from-kernel.git;a=blob_plain;f=vicam/firmware.fw;hb=HEAD"
> and try if copying it to
> makes the firmware available to the driver.
Unfortunately that didn't help. I am still getting errors regarding the
[53795.620355] usb 4-1: firmware: requesting vicam/firmware.fw
[53795.649213] usb 4-1: Firmware "vicam/firmware.fw" not valid IHEX
[53795.649218] Failed to load "vicam/firmware.fw": -22
Any other suggestions?