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Old 09-27-2008, 12:08 AM   #1
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module for webcam


hello,
i am very interested in knowing webcam driver support.so i inserted my webcam and i found that the driver GSPCA.ko is installed...i planned to remove that module and have an idea of doing by own...but i cant do without any help...i didnt find much detail about this in net...so can anyone help me to do this?
Thank you
 
Old 09-27-2008, 12:14 AM   #2
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You unload modules using the rmmod command. Then blacklist them to prevent them from being loaded up again. If you want to remove it from the kernel you will have to compile your own kernel without that module.
 
Old 09-28-2008, 02:04 AM   #3
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yes...Thank you
 
  


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