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Sunday, February 12th 2006, 4:57pm

[Kopete][SOLVED] green image with webcam


so I use a webcam that needs a jpeg decomp (ov51x & ov519_decomp modules)
it works OK with gnomemeeting but not with Kopete.

It is detected by Kopete but I only have green images see screenshot!

I already tried this

Source code

modprobe ov51x --ignore-install force_palette=13

( advise)

any hint please, Kopete is the only messenger that could save me to get conversation with MSN people and this fuc*** webcam !!

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This post has been edited 6 times, last edit by "tioneb" (Feb 13th 2006, 11:45am)


Sunday, February 12th 2006, 6:52pm

Perhaps this link helps you:

[kopete] webcam works but doesnt

It worked (partially) for me. Good Luck.


Sunday, February 12th 2006, 7:02pm


I've seen but we don't use the same driver so I can't apply the patch :(
my webcam needs ov51x ...

thanks anyway


Monday, February 13th 2006, 8:07am

so it works when I load the module ov51x as follows:

Source code

modprobe ov51x force-palette=13

however when the module is already loaded, no way to change it...




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Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 5:30pm

you can unload your module by using the following command

Source code

modprobe -r ov51x
and then reload it with the new options