Toshiba A200 webcam not working

Asked by Francisco Queiros on 2011-09-06

Hi

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed in my Toshiba A200. My built in cam (Chicony 2.0) is not recognized.

The reult of the lsusb command is as follows:

Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0930:0508 Toshiba Corp. Integrated Bluetooth HCI
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 059b:047b Iomega Corp.
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Thanks for your support

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2011-09-06
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2011-09-07

If you install and run cheese, do you see yourself?

Francisco Queiros (fjqueiros) said : #2

 I already installed cheese and I get the error message "no camera found". I cannot see myself once cheese does not detect the cam.

Can you reboot and run:

dmesg > ~/Desktop/dmesg.txt; gedit ~/Desktop/dmesg.txt

What is output?

Thanks

Francisco Queiros (fjqueiros) said : #4

I runned your sugeste command.

I got the answer "dmesg,txt" does not exist

there is no comma in my command. If you mangle the commands I give you WILL get issues. I give the EXACT command so you can copy and paste the command. This significantly reduces human error.

Francisco Queiros (fjqueiros) said : #6

did it! The msitake was in my post.

in fact I copy & past your command line. The exact output is as follows:

xico@ubuntu:~$ dmesg > ~/Desktop/dmesg.txt; gedit ~/Desktop/dmesg.txt
bash: /home/xico/Desktop/dmesg.txt: Ficheiro ou directoria inexistente ==translation==> "File or folder does not exist"

Then it opened an empty .txt file

thanks

hmm, ok lets try:

sudo apt-get -y install pastebinit; dmesg | pastebinit

What is the URL generated

Looks like it's not picking up. There is no mention of a webcam in any of that

Francisco Queiros (fjqueiros) said : #10

Thanks for all support

Do you thing I shall give up, or are there other option I shall explore?

Thanks

I suggest you log a bug

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