On 10/28/07, Vidyadhar Bhise <vnb2005(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I have recently bought the acer 4710z laptop, with linpus linux
installed. I formatted and installed Fedora 7 on it. The webcam (acer
Crystal eye) was not detected thus i tried the script given on
this link should be closer to the mark for you. Basically, it recommends the
kernel with the linux-uvc module that supports the usb cam and a GStreamer
After this i started experiencing problems with yum and though webcam
was detected, was not compatible with video drivers.
The GUI of software updater also hangs most of the time.
Internet connection on my laptop is taken from my windows xp desktop.
and i am a newbie with linux.
Please guide to restore yum and also regarding the webcam.
If you're anywhere round the western suburbs, you can drop in to my place,
as i have full local mirror of all F7 x86_64 repositories. You can update
system without downloading 1+GB of updates even. contact me off-list for
R. K. Rajeev