Probably OT question, but it is video related

Gene Heskett gheskett at
Mon Nov 18 14:55:22 PST 2013


Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS install here with a later PAE enable kernel running. 
3.8.2 it says.

I just pulled this camera out of the mailbox, intending to use it on my 
milling machine for machine vision purposes.

(from hwinfo)
81: USB 00.0: 0000 Unclassified device
  [Created at usb.122]
  UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_58f_5608_noserial_if0
  Unique ID: xYUG.GE5vcJfA7L0
  Parent ID: 75L1.+Ut3GdH4A67
  SysFS ID: 
  SysFS BusID: 2-6.4.4:1.0
  Hardware Class: unknown
  Model: "Alcor Micro USB 2.0 PC Camera"
  Hotplug: USB
  Vendor: usb 0x058f "Alcor Micro Corp."
  Device: usb 0x5608 "USB 2.0 PC Camera"
  Revision: "0.03"
  Speed: 480 Mbps
  Module Alias: "usb:v058Fp5608d0003dcEFdsc02dp01ic0Eisc01ip00in00"
  Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
  Attached to: #79 (Hub)

But cheese cannot find it.  What am I missing please?


Cheers, Gene
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