Bug#585016: webcam not working
On Tuesday 08 June 2010, Davi Diaz wrote:
> On Tuesday 08 June 2010 12:45:30 Bastian Blank wrote:
> > severity 585016 minor
> > tags 585016 moreinfo
> > thanks
> > Thank you for the information. But webcams are neither critical
> > infrastructure nor does the logs show anything suspcicous.
> Yes, you are right the logs do not show anything suspicious, but it does
> not change the fact the cam does not work neither on ekiga, cheese
> xawtv, as exposed in previous email.
Have you tried running the apps with:-
This forces the old v4l interface. I had a similar problem with getting
skype to use a webcam.
> > Also this package is outdated, so please update and use reportbug to
> > proper informations to the bug.
> I reported the bug checking the last and current Debian squeeze
> linux-image-2.6.32-3-amd64 (2.6.32-9)
> Do you mean I must check if this bug is present too in the package at
> Debian sid, linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64 (2.6.32-15) ?