So last year there were a few users who where having video images flipped on there systems, seems the web cameras can be installed upside down. Fortunately my ASUS 1000HE netbook didn’t have this issue.
So there is a patch available to flip the video image which I had added to a KMP (kernel module package) for the last few kernel releases but hadn’t updated for 11.4.
Time for Webcam Inverted image on Eee PC to appear…
Simple (I thought), update the patch and build which I did, tested on the netbook and video flips so published the update here;
software.opensuse.org: Search Results
Now if you have read the above thread, it wouldn’t install, the only way was to rebuild from the src rpm locally. I need to talk with some of the kernel devs to see if maybe it’s an issue with that particular webcam and PCI ID 13d3:5111 as I add a ‘Supplements’ list in the rpm spec file.
So the moral is, if this one doesn’t install for you, rebuild from src…