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Re: [SLE] Trying to understand modules
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 23:22:55 -0400
  • Message-id: <1118719375.15887.30.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2005-06-13 at 21:23 -0400, Bryan Tyson wrote:
> Most of you know I have been using a Logitech 3000 Pro webcam with my
> Linux system for quite a while. Most of you also know with the 2.6
> kernel the pwc module is now maintained at
> http://www.saillard.org/linux/pwc/
>
> Probably the biggest change is there is no longer a separate pwcx
> module. The pwc.ko module is capable of the large picture by itself.
>
> Now the question: I've been happily running my cam for a few months,
> since I first set up my SuSE 9.2 system. My module is located
> at /lib/modules/2.6.8-24.14-default/kernel/drivers/usb/media/pwc.ko,
> where it has worked fine for months. To load the module I type modprobe
> pwc.
Did you run
depmod -a
after you copied the module?

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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