Re: USB not accepting new address
On Sun, 28 May 2006, Edson Marco Ferrari Junior wrote:
> Hi all!
> Im try connect a webcam Genius in Debian Sarge.
> I install the module spca52xxx and quickcam, but when connect the
> webcam in USB (2.0) in dmesg returns this message:
> usb 2-2: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 6
> usb 2-2: device not accepting address 6, error -71
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I had similar problems with my Creative WebCam NX Pro 2. After much
googling I found the following suggestion worked. Try plugging the camera
into a USB _1.x_ hub (or try bypassing the hub completely). Either
workaround solved the problem for me.
My camera won't initialize correctly if it's plugged into any of my USB 2
hubs (or into an add-on NEC-chipset USB2 pci card for that matter). It
seems this is a semi-common issue with webcams (not just the spca52xxx
driver). I don't know why USB transactions with a webcam would be so
touchy, but a USB hard drive runs fine a full capacity through the same USB