spca5xx -- Device driver for USB webcams based on the spca5xx chips
Jurij Smakov wrote:
Since it is becoming more and more a kernel topic, you might also want
to move discussion to debian-kernel.
Could someone give us a simple rundown of how we would submit a patch to
the debian kernel sources to add spca5xx support? The spca5xx driver
adds support for a large number of USB cameras. Recently Carlos posted
something about adding support to debian-devel and Jurij suggested we go
here as it is a kernel issue.
I've also been using the spca5xx driver for my USB camera against the
standard 2.6.8+ kernels for a few months. I just built it against
Is the correct way to submit this to build a patch against the 2.6.11
sources, try it out and then post the patch here? Should the patch be
just the kernel module, or also patches to the .config files. Just
wondering what is easiest.
The module dir is self contained and "smart" in that it uses `uname -r`
to determine the kernel headers. So, one can just go into the dir and
type make;make install and spca5xx.ko will automatically be loaded the
next time the user boots.
So I guess I should start by looking at the files in