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Old 05-11-2009, 04:57 PM   #1
donniemack1
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Download and Install vidcam driver module


I'm trying to download and install a driver module so I can activate my SoC PC-Camera. I'm using ubuntu 9.04. I recieved the following information:

#sudo synaptic

search spca

Your driver module is gspca_pac207

install it

(if it is http://cateee.net/lkddb/web-lkddb/USB_GSPCA_PAC207.html)


I very much appreciate this information, but, I don't know how to proceed. Can anyone please explain the procedure for completing this? I've done a million searches and cannot find how to do this. thanks in advance for your help.
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Old 05-11-2009, 05:56 PM   #2
NeddySeagoon
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donniemack1,

Your link says
Code:
 found in Linux Kernels: from 2.6.28 release still available on 2.6.29 release
 module created: gspca_pac207
As root, try
Code:
modprobe gspca_pac207
and see if it works.
No error message means the module loaded.
 
  


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