Bug#585016: webcam not working
On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 02:36:11PM +0100, David Goodenough wrote:
> 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.
That isn't necessary for these applications as they are using gstreamer.
I've filed bugs against all the V4L1 applications I could find.
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