Webcam driver update for Ubuntu-8.10
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In regards to known working web cams? please see this link.
UPDATE 10-12-08 :- Removed out of date code. Thread should be clossed.
UPDATE 29-11-08 :- The kernel today (29-11-08 ) has been updated to 2.6.27-9. These installation instructions have not been tested with this new Ubuntu kernel.
Please post a bug at Luanchpad if you come across any webcam issues and help test the patch fixes that has been submitted. The next kernel update may include the fixes. Currently there is updates for libV4l and kernel fixes that has not yet been implemented.
Updated 26/11/08 :- Added the make clean command so the user can safely reuse the same installation code for updates
Updated 16/11/08 :- Fixed the back port modules command.
Updated 13/11/08 :- The UVC only driver section is now deprecated, as the UVC driver is now officially merged into the GSPCA installation.
Updated 12/11/08 :- Added driver warning note
Updated 12/11/08 :- Clarified the and labeled GSPCA driver installation section. UVC driver also Clarified
Updated 10/11/08 :- Added a list of supported webcam and associated drivers.
Updated 06/11/08 :- Added more information about V4L/V4L2 driver conflicts between the two different drivers.
Updated 03/11/08 :- Added more webcam drivers
Updated 03/11/08 :- included the make install command.