Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 476596
Please add support for ALi m5602 webcams
Last modified: 2009-07-14 11:53:41 EDT
Description of problem:
There is no support in the Fedora kernels for ALi m5602 webcams in laptops.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Dec 9 22:53:48 kjclap kernel: usb 1-6: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
Dec 9 22:53:49 kjclap kernel: usb 1-6: New USB device found, idVendor=0402, idProduct=5602
Dec 9 22:53:49 kjclap kernel: usb 1-6: New USB device strings: Mfr=0, Product=1, SerialNumber=0
Dec 9 22:53:49 kjclap kernel: usb 1-6: Product: USB2.0 Camera
Steps to Reproduce:
The kernel recognizes the device but has no support for it.
I expect to find a working webcam since my laptop is about to turn 2 years old,
and drivers for it are now available.
There exists a set of patches to the 2.6.27 kernels to enable support for this webcam on various sets of hardware at http://lwn.net/Articles/301180/
I would like to see this support added to some Fedora kernels (F9, F10, and/or rawhide) so we can see how well it works with existing hardware.
Please read https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473968#c3 and follow the instructions.
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