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Re: compiled driver for webcam

On Fri, Jan 02, 2009 at 05:38:28PM +0000, thveillon.debian wrote:
> abdelkader belahcene a écrit :
> > Hi,
> > I  will  buy a webcam which model to take recognized by linux (debian),
> > core 2.6.26.  or may be 2.6.27
> > I mean without recompling the kernel.
> > thanks
> > bela
> Hi,
> Any webcam using the driver uvcvideo will do, uvcvideo is included in
> kernel as of 2.6.26 and generally works well.
> Here is a list of compatible camera : http://linux-uvc.berlios.de/
> I use a Logitech Quickcam pro 9000 and a Creative Live! Cam Optia af,
> both working very well. The later has a hardware autofocus, which means
> it will work regardless of the software, and it performs well.

A no-name camera I bought a while ago was actually supported by gspca. 
Compiled gspca modules are available at least for Lenny. A quickCam I have 
is actually supported by qc-usb, for which there are also compiled modules 
in Debian.

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