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Subject: [linux-help] Re: SiPix StyleCam
From: Randy Reames <randy@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2002 09:31:15 -0600
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1/4/2002 12:01:50 AM, David Wiebe <dww@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Due to Christmas, our household now has a SiPix StyleCam.  
It's an awfully 
>cute little USB digital camera, but so far  I haven't been 
able to get my 
>Mandrake 7.2 system to recognize it.  
>After attempting to connect the camera I get the following 
>Jan  3 14:30:58 localhost kernel: usb.c: USB new device 
connect, assigned 
>device number 2
>Jan  3 14:30:59 localhost kernel: usb.c: This device is not 
recognized by any
>installed USB driver.
>Also the driver is not listed in /proc/bus/usb/drivers
>I've never used a USB device under Linux, so any help would 
be appreciated.

They are only a few usb cams supported under Linux. I had 
quite a challenge a year ago getting my Philips cam setup. 
Special kernel patching, configuring, etc. Philips finally 
Open Sourced some of it and it has made its way into the 

Here is a good Linux/usb page you may find some help there. 
Try and find out the actuall chipset the cam uses, it may be 
campatable to another supported cam.


Randy Reames   randy@xxxxxxxxxx
Web Developer  Midwest Engergy Inc.

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