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December 8th, 2010, 04:54 PM
Hi geeks,

i have problem with webcam , i am using Sony Vaio cR12GH laptop havin the following cam device... which i am getting after doing 'lsusb ' command

Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05ca:1839 Ricoh Co., Ltd Visual Communication Camera VGP-VCC6 [R5U870]

does any body know the solution for this ... please help..

I have tried with cheese..... the web cam is not working ... but it is working fine in windows 7... I aso tried to install driver for it given at some forum call r5u870.....from the link(http://www.palmix.org/download/r5u870_k2.6.30_i386.tar.bz2) . but when i make the following error is show in terminal

[root@localhost r5u870]# make
make -C /lib/modules/ M=/home/SANDIP/Downloads/r5u870 V=0 modules
make: *** /lib/modules/ No such file or directory. Stop.
make: *** [all] Error 2
[root@localhost r5u870]#

Please help ,,,,,, Thanks in Advance...

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Thanks again