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I'm trying to get my Creative webcam (PD1001) working in Mandrake. It seems that it is detected and it is using an OmniVision driver. Everything seems fine but when I run the applications Gnomemeeting and camstream it just acts like I don't have anything installed at all. I don't get any error, it just doesn't detect any connected devices.


This is the output of lsusb:

% lsusb
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 05a9:0518 OmniVision Technologies, Inc. OV518 WebCam
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 045e:0039 Microsoft Corp. IntelliMouse Optical
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000


Any suggestions?

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Mine is working perfectly. You should have video for linux (v4l) enabled into the kernel and the module videodev duly loaded.

Anyway, considering that mine is a creative nx-pro and I had to install a driver to make it work, you should better go to this page, maybe it helps you.


Good luck.

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