Great thought! Will explore ASAP.
Nope. Looked into current /var/log/messages and get:
3.783965] sn9c102: V4L2 driver for SN9C1xx PC Camera Controllers v1:1.47pre49
3.786167] usb 4-1: SN9C105 PC Camera Controller detected (vid
3.860096] usb 4-1: HV7131R image sensor detected
4.250732] usb 4-1: V4L2 device registered as video0
4.250826] usb 4-1: Optional device control through 'sysfs' interface disabled
Feb 18 21:00:50 polaris kernel: [ 4.251010] usbcore: registered new interface driver sn9c102
Feb 18 21:00:50 polaris kernel: [ 4.292374] usbcore: registered new interface driver snd-usb-audio
Feb 18 21:00:50 polaris kernel: [ 4.706676] [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: Attempting to load BIOS image from PRAMIN
All the a/v is registered but I am wondering about nouveau. I think it is used for the nvidia video card. Since all else seems set up this might be an area to explore.