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Hi everyone! I can't use this webcam I just bought (Genius iLook 300) on Linux Mint 7. Programs like Cheese or Skype don't detect it because I have no /dev/video0 ...
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- 06-06-2009 #1
- Join Date
- Jun 2009
Webcam Genius iLook 300
I can't use this webcam I just bought (Genius iLook 300) on Linux Mint 7. Programs like Cheese or Skype don't detect it because I have no /dev/video0 (or any /dev/video* at all). When I connect it, its little green light turns on and dmesg shows it as
[ 711.352011] usb 3-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 3 [ 711.556351] usb 3-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
Bus 003 Device 003: ID 093a:2628 Pixart Imaging, Inc.
- 06-07-2009 #2
- Join Date
- Apr 2009
- I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
Check out this web site: http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca5xx.html
They have drivers and configuration instructions for almost every webcam that will work with Linux. They mention a number of Genius models.Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!