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Bug 170508 - ov51x webcams (e.g. eyetoy) drivers (new ebuild)
Summary: ov51x webcams (e.g. eyetoy) drivers (new ebuild)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Default Assignee for New Packages
Whiteboard: sunrise suggested
Keywords: EBUILD
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-03-11 22:30 UTC by Michael Gaber
Modified: 2011-11-21 16:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Ebuild for 1.0.0 (ov51x-jpeg-1.0.0.ebuild,799 bytes, text/plain)
2007-04-03 13:14 UTC, Kevin Fullerton
ov51x-jpeg-1.5.6.ebuild (ov51x-jpeg-1.5.6.ebuild,754 bytes, text/plain)
2008-02-14 20:31 UTC, Justin Lecher
ov51x-jpeg-1.5.7 ebuild (ov51x-jpeg-1.5.7.ebuild,943 bytes, text/plain)
2008-05-30 14:03 UTC, Jimmy.Jazz
ov51x-jpeg-core.c patch (ov51x-jpeg-core.patch,652 bytes, patch)
2008-05-30 14:04 UTC, Jimmy.Jazz
Details | Diff

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Description Michael Gaber 2007-03-11 22:30:16 UTC
please add an ebuild for these drivers, they work fine on x64

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Kevin Fullerton 2007-04-03 13:14:10 UTC
Created attachment 115358 [details]
Ebuild for 1.0.0
Comment 2 Kevin Fullerton 2007-04-03 13:14:58 UTC
Have created an ebuild for ov51x - I don't have a camera here but it builds and inserts into a 2.6.19 kernel with no problems - I've commited the ebuild to the Gentoo Sunrise Overlay at
Comment 3 Justin Lecher gentoo-dev 2008-02-14 20:31:29 UTC
Created attachment 143527 [details]

Sunrise isn't up to date. There is no download for the 1.5.5 version.
Comment 4 Antek Grzymała (antoszka) 2008-05-09 18:38:21 UTC
There is a working ebuild in sunrise, which works also when bumped to 1.5.7 which is the current version of ov51x-jpeg.
Comment 5 Jimmy.Jazz 2008-05-30 14:02:51 UTC
(In reply to comment #4)
> There is a working ebuild in sunrise, which works also when bumped to 1.5.7
> which is the current version of ov51x-jpeg.

proc_root is no more exported

please see attachments
Comment 6 Jimmy.Jazz 2008-05-30 14:03:57 UTC
Created attachment 154831 [details]
ov51x-jpeg-1.5.7 ebuild
Comment 7 Jimmy.Jazz 2008-05-30 14:04:40 UTC
Created attachment 154833 [details, diff]
ov51x-jpeg-core.c patch
Comment 8 Jeremy Olexa (darkside) (RETIRED) archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2009-04-06 15:57:12 UTC
(this is an automated message based on filtering criteria that matched this bug)
'EBUILD' is in the KEYWORDS which should mean that there is a ebuild attached 
to this bug.
This bug is assigned to maintainer-wanted which means that it is not in the 
main tree.
Heuristics show that no Gentoo developer has commented on your ebuild.

Hello, The Gentoo Team would like to firstly thank you for your ebuild 
submission. We also apologize for not being able to accommodate you in a timely
manner. There are simply too many new packages.

Allow me to use this opportunity to introduce you to Gentoo Sunrise. The 
sunrise overlay[1] is a overlay for Gentoo which we allow trusted users to 
commit to and all users can have ebuilds reviewed by Gentoo devs for entry 
into the overlay. So, the sunrise team is suggesting that you look into this 
and submit your ebuild to the overlay where even *you* can commit to. =)

Because this is a mass message, we are also asking you to be patient with us. 
We anticipate a large number of requests in a short time. 

On behalf of the Gentoo Sunrise Team,

Comment 9 Chris Brown 2009-11-28 18:10:16 UTC
Does not compile in 2.6.30

/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c: In function 'create_proc_ov511_cam':
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c:681: error: 'struct proc_dir_entry' has no member named 'owner'
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c:689: error: 'struct proc_dir_entry' has no member named 'owner'
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c:700: error: 'struct proc_dir_entry' has no member named 'owner'
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c:712: error: 'struct proc_dir_entry' has no member named 'owner'
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c: In function 'proc_ov511_create':
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c:766: error: 'struct proc_dir_entry' has no member named 'owner'
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c: In function 'ov518_dump_regs':
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c:1594: error: implicit declaration of function 'info'
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c: In function 'ov51x_clear_snapshot':
/tmp/trunk/ov51x-jpeg-core.c:1691: error: implicit declaration of function 'warn'
Comment 10 Chris Brown 2009-11-28 18:47:31 UTC
Yeah I'm probably doing something bad here, i have no idea of the impact but it does work, for me.

I comment out lines like this from ov51x-jpeg-core.c
located between lines 681 to 766

ov->proc_info->owner = THIS_MODULE;
ov->proc_devdir->owner = THIS_MODULE;
ov->proc_button->owner = THIS_MODULE;
ov->proc_control->owner = THIS_MODULE;
ov51x_jpeg_proc_entry->owner = THIS_MODULE;
Comment 11 ChaosEngine 2011-11-21 16:40:45 UTC
From kernel 2.6.38 AFAIK Video4Linux version 1 is deprecated and removed.
I have kernel 3.0* and got this whet trying to build:

>>> Emerging (1 of 1) media-video/ov51x-jpeg-1.5.7 from Local-portage-overlay
 * ov51x-jpeg-1.5.7.tar.gz RMD160 SHA1 SHA256 size ;-) ...                                                                                                                                     [ ok ]
 * Determining the location of the kernel source code
 * Found kernel source directory:
 *     /usr/src/linux
 * Found kernel object directory:
 *     /lib/modules/3.0.6-gentoo/build
 * Found sources for kernel version:
 *     3.0.6-gentoo
 * Checking for suitable kernel configuration options...
 *   ov51x-jpeg-1.5.7 require support for the Video For Linux API 1 compatibility layer (CONFIG_VIDEO_V4L1_COMPAT).
 * Please check to make sure these options are set correctly.
 * Failure to do so may cause unexpected problems.
 * Once you have satisfied these options, please try merging
 * this package again.
 * ERROR: media-video/ov51x-jpeg-1.5.7 failed (setup phase):
 *   Incorrect kernel configuration options

Does this mean it's time to take it upstream to the creator?