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Re: Webcam setup



On Wed, 16 Jul 2008 13:41:32 -0400
Frank McCormick <debian@videotron.ca> wrote:

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> I am trying to test a Webcam (it's recognized by the USB system) on
> my Sid installation and am getting nowhere. The problem seems to be a
> lack of a video device. The program webcam keeps complaining about
> the lack of device video0. How do I create this device - my
> understanding is it should have been created when the system
> booted..or am I off-base ?
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> Any and all advice appreciated
> 
> Thanks

Not sure if I'm correct but it only gets created on boot if you have
the device specified under /etc/modules.

Amit


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