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[Bug 640658] New: uvcvideo module randomly fails to load
  • From: bugzilla_noreply@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 22:29:38 +0000
  • Message-id: <bug-640658-21960@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/>

Summary: uvcvideo module randomly fails to load
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.3
Version: Final
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.3
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Kernel
AssignedTo: kernel-maintainers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: psychonaut@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

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Output of dmesg when the uvcvideo module fails to load properly

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:
Gecko/20100914 SUSE/2.0.8-23.1 SeaMonkey/2.0.8

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 notebook with an OmniVision Laptop Integrated
Webcam that works flawlessly, with the exception that sometimes the uvcvideo
module which drives it fails to load on bootup:

# dmesg|fgrep -i video
[ 9.599868] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device Laptop Integrated Webcam
[ 9.610440] uvcvideo: UVC non compliance - GET_DEF(PROBE) not supported.
Enabling workaround.
[ 9.614946] uvcvideo: Failed to query (129) UVC probe control : -32 (exp.
[ 9.618903] uvcvideo: Failed to initialize the device (-5).
[ 9.623016] usbcore: registered new interface driver uvcvideo

This happens rarely, and can be fixed by removing and reloading the module:

# rmmod uvcvideo
# modprobe uvcvideo

I experience this problem with kernel-desktop-

Reproducible: Sometimes

This problem has been reported and extensively discussed on the Ubuntu bug

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