I 've been having problems with a generic usb webcam that I think is a Pixart Imaging. What I do know for sure though is that it uses a Mars chip.
I installed spca5xx which I thought would work, but didn't.
lsmod gives this output
videodev 9088 2 usbvideo,spca5xx
So I think I did the spca5xx part right.
The problem is that when I do "tail -f /var/log/messages" it only says:
Dec 26 17:11:14 linux kernel: usb 1-3: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 2
I am guessing I used the wrong driver, but being a newbie I'm not really sure...
Any help would most appreciated.