Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439899
[RFE] Add uvcvideo module to the kernel.
Last modified: 2014-08-31 19:28:53 EDT
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Description of problem:
Many cameras like the Logitech Quickcam 5000 and 9000 use the uvc video drivers. I would like to see the uvcvideo module added to the kernel for support of devices listed on berlios project home page.
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Steps to Reproduce:
I would like to see the uvcvideo.ko module added.
It is too late for this to make 5.2. I'm moving it to 5.3. I have begun
acquiring hardware to do development with.
Just wanted to point out. With the uvcvideo drivers I can get them to make and
install under 5.1 kernel. But in the beta 5.2 kernel I get the following error.
cwyse@buffalo [:~/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk] % make
Building USB Video Class driver...
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-86.el5-xen-x86_64'
CC [M] /home/cwyse/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk/uvc_driver.o
In file included from /home/cwyse/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk/uvcvideo.h:8,
/home/cwyse/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk/uvc_compat.h:205: error: redefinition of
include/linux/usb.h:474: error: previous definition of ‘usb_endpoint_dir_in’ was
/home/cwyse/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk/uvc_compat.h:210: error: redefinition of
include/linux/usb.h:521: error: previous definition of ‘usb_endpoint_xfer_int’
/home/cwyse/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk/uvc_compat.h:216: error: redefinition of
include/linux/usb.h:534: error: previous definition of ‘usb_endpoint_xfer_isoc’
/home/cwyse/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk/uvc_compat.h:222: error: redefinition of
include/linux/usb.h:496: error: previous definition of ‘usb_endpoint_xfer_bulk’
/home/cwyse/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk/uvc_compat.h:228: error: redefinition of
include/linux/usb.h:571: error: previous definition of ‘usb_endpoint_is_int_in’
make: *** [/home/cwyse/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk/uvc_driver.o] Error 1
make: *** [_module_/home/cwyse/Desktop/uvcvideo-r104/trunk] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-86.el5-xen-x86_64'
make: *** [uvcvideo] Error 2
This could just be because 5.2 is still beta and this needs to be addressed, I'm
trying to work with the uvcvideo team to figure that one out. Or there could
just be a newer version of uvcvideo. I currently can not svn the new trunk from
work as svn is blocked here. Just a heads up on what I have seen so far.
The ucvideo drivers have #ifs that depend on the kernel version, and don't
take into account functionality Red Hat has backported into our RHEL-5 kernel
(which still claims to be 2.6.18. After I amended the obvious #if in
uvc_compat.h it compiled without error. Unfortunately, I can't test it until
I get hardware.
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
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the uvcvideo drivers for USB video devices has been added to the kernel in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3.
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