[clug] looking for a webcam to work in FC3 and Win

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Mon Apr 4 12:13:20 GMT 2005

Peter Lavender wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 17:38 +1000, Michael Still wrote:
>>Ben and Trisha Wyss wrote:
>>>I would like to purchase a webcam around the <$50 mark. I have seen a 
>>>dicksmith special with a built in mic.
>>>All suggestions welcome.
>>That's an OV519 based web cam, which will do 640x480 with a scary 
>>userspace driver. I don't believe there is a kernel driver yet, as I've 
>>been too slack to port mine.
> So after spending $78 on a logitech cam that doesn't work under linux,
> the DSE one will?

Is the logitech an ICM532 (most of the new ones are)? If so, there are 
experimental Linux drivers now...



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