|I have a couple of webcams, one is sn9c102 based and I forget the other.
Now, I'd like to get webcam working with kopete and with kanotix kernels the sn9c102 based one works perfectly and is listed as sonix-sn9c102 something-or-other in kopete's preferences but with debian sid kernels it doesn't even appear in kopete preferences and on other distros it just appears as sn9c102 but doesn't work properly.
I don't understand what is different about the sn9c102 module on kanotix and non-kanotix kernels.
Unfortunately, I can't use kanotix kernels because all but one of them crashes my modem (I can't get hold of the one that doesn't) and webcam isn't much use without internet access.
Nevermind, I got it working with non kanotix kernels. spca5xx is added to my /etc/modules and I noticed this on boot
spca5xx: version magic '2.6.16-2-686 686 gcc-4.1' should be '2.6.16-2-686 686 gcc-4.0'
I removed spca5xx-modules and compiled from source using "make CC=gcc-4.0" and it now works perfectly in kopete.