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Re: QuickCam Orbit AF Pan/Tilt Broken in Sid

On Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:08:00 -0700, Mike Alborn wrote:

> I have a Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF (USB ID 046d:0994). The Pan/Tilt
> controls work fine under Debian Squeeze, but they fail under Debian Sid.
> When I plug in the camera, udev runs uvcdynctrl to load the pan/tilt
> controls into the driver. On Debian Squeeze, this works OK, but here is
> what happens on Debian Sid:
> Executing command: 'uvcdynctrl -d /dev/video0 --addctrl=046d:0994'
> [libwebcam] Unsupported V4L2_CID_EXPOSURE_AUTO control with a
> non-contiguous
>   range of choice IDs found


> ERROR: Unable to import dynamic controls: Invalid device or device
> cannot be opened. (Code: 5)
> /usr/share/uvcdynctrl/data/046d/logitech.xml: error: device 'video0'
> skipped because the driver 'uvcvideo' behind it does not seem to support
> dynamic controls.


> I downgraded libwebcam0, uvcdynctrl, and uvcdynctrl-data to the versions
> in Squeeze. At this point the pan/tilt controls started working OK. When
> I rebooted back to the current Sid kernel (3.2.0-2-686-pae), I got the
> original error again. This leads me to believe there is a problem with
> the kernel, but I wanted to try asking here before filing a bug report.
> Has anyone else encountered this problem? Any thoughts on what I should
> try next? I can't use 2.6.32 for day-to-day operations, so I'm kind of
> stuck in a bind.

Given that an older version of the package works and the fact there is 
more people experiencing a similar problem, to me looks like it can be a 
bug, indeed. I would report it.

> Please CC me as I'm not subscribed to the list.

I can't CC, sorry :-(



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