Integrated web cam not detected on Lenovo Ideapad S10
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Integrated web cam not detected on Lenovo Ideapad S10
I've just gotten my hands on an old Lenovo Ideapad S10. Installed OpenSUSE 12.1 on it. It works fine, except that the integrated webcam has not been detected by both Skype and Cheese. I tried connecting an external USB webcam (Logitech C110) and that works fine in both Skype and Cheese. I'm not sure what to do next. How I can get the integrated webcam working?
linux-grt2:~ # lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev 02)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5906M Fast Ethernet PCI Express (rev 02)
05:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01)
linux-grt2:~ # lsusb
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0bda:0158 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. USB 2.0 multicard reader
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 062a:0000 Creative Labs Optical mouse
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0a5c:2150 Broadcom Corp. BCM2046 Bluetooth Device
@aus9: Here's the output you requested. BTW, I'm not sure about this - but I think Logitech C110 is a UVC webcam, and that worked fine when I plugged it in. So I think UVC module in the kernel may not be the problem. Perhaps something is wrong with the internal webcam's hardware? If that's the case, how can I check for it?
@aus9: I tried pressing F1 repeatedly, but nothing happened. F2 gets me into BIOS. I found a tab called Security, but it only lets me set the supervisor password which controls access to the BIOS. I looked around in other tabs too, but found nothing about a webcam. I don't have windows installed, so can't check that.
@abrinister: My internal microphone works in Skype :-) Here's the output you asked for.
It does seem like it's either a hardware problem (probably a wiring problem if you have taken the thing apart in the past) or a BIOS problem. Either that or it's some really funky webcam you have. Most are compatible with linux via V4L (Video for Linux) and UVC.