Bug 165079 - gphoto fails to import from Olympus C-2040Z
gphoto fails to import from Olympus C-2040Z
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gphoto2 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Radek Vokal
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Reported: 2005-08-04 02:41 EDT by Florin Andrei
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-12-16 04:38:38 EST
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Description Florin Andrei 2005-08-04 02:41:40 EDT
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Description of problem:
I plug the camera into USB, a windows pops up asking me if I want to import pictures.
I click "Import Photos"
Another identical window pops up with the same question (which is dismiss by clicking Cancel) plus another window which is the "Import Photos" dialog from gthumb.
I tell it to import photos, but then it says there are no pictures found.

The camera is correctly detected as Olympus C-2040Z.

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Actual Results:  gthumb should import photos

Expected Results:  it doesn't

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Comment 1 Lars G 2005-08-11 11:47:06 EDT
for me its quite the same.

i have a canon a400 usb camera attached.
now when i turn it on, the import window appears saying:

"An error occurred in the io-library ('Could not claim the USB device'): Could
not claim interface 0 (Operation not permitted). Make sure no other program or
kernel module (such as sdc2xx, stv680, spca50x) is using the device and you have
read/write access to the device."

/sbin/lsusb tells correctly:
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 04a9:30b7 Canon, Inc.

when i start gthumb *as root* and import the photos, it *works OK* for me.

can't tell when this bad behavior started, but it worked ok a month before as a
normal user.

btw. this is all with using latest rawhide.
Comment 2 Radek Vokal 2005-12-16 04:38:38 EST
This issue should be gone with the latest rawhide package, which is now using
HAL and udev rules. 

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