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Re: pwc/pwcx driver for fedora 3 kernel

Am Mi, den 06.04.2005 schrieb Alimin Bijosono Oei um 21:59:

> I am thinking of buying a Logitech Quickcam Orbit webcam and have been 
> doing some research on the net to see if it is supported or not. I came 
> across articles about the pwc/pwcx driver saga for linux kernel 2.6 
> where it was said to be removed upon request by the maintainer. Is this 
> affecting fedora 3 kernel too? If yes, to what extent?

> Alimin

As Dave (our kernel guy) stated, the drivers is maintained again by a
different person. The site you find many info about it:


Running FC2/FC3 you will find the module in you kernel:

/sbin/modinfo pwc

Instead of the previous driver which was split into 2 parts - pwc and
the closed source pwcx - the current driver is a single mode. For me it
works as good as the previous one with my Philips webcam.


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