Since some days a try to activate my web cam in a Sony VAIO VGN-FZ21Z. I had no success in openSUSE 11.3, neither Gnome nor KDE, neither 32 bit nor 64 bit. (It works in VISTA, not in Fedora and not in Mint).
alfredo@linux-7zs0:~> lsusb ... Bus 001 Device 002: ID 05ca:183b Ricoh Co., Ltd Visual Communication Camera VGP-VCC8 [R5U870] ...
Kopete: no web cam.
Linux UVC drivers: -; Gspca: -; Microdia: -.
Searching for “R5U870”: links lead to old sites or ERROR.