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[Bug 941945] Re: webcam regression after 2.6.32 under vmware


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  webcam regression after 2.6.32 under vmware

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Bug description:
  In a OS X 10.6.8 host, vmware fusion 4.1.1 Lucid guest, USB webcams
  which worked fine before, no longer work under natty or oneiric.  I
  have yet to get *any* webcam to work in natty or oneiric using the
  default kernel under vmware; they do work in a standard non vmware

  The devices appear as /dev/video devices and sometimes programs (e.g.
  guvcview, opencv programs) can display a few images.  But the image
  stream freezes after a few seconds, often with "select timeout"
  repeatedly printed to the console.  syslog also contains repeated

  failed to resubmit video URB (-27)

  messages.  I have tested logitech webcam pro 9000, iSight, and Kinect.
  All have this issue.  I have tested the default natty and oneiric
  kernels as well as mainline 3.0.22 and 3.1.4 from

  This may be related to 682128, 729627, 879700, 834506.

  WORKAROUND: Revert to kernel 2.6.32-38 in oneiric. Manually download

  from https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux and install with dpkg.
  Hold SHIFT while rebooting, select the 2.6.32 kernel.  sudo vmware-
  config-tools.pl as usual.  If networkmanager fails to bring up eth0
  then add

  auto eth0
  iface eth0 inet dhcp

  to /etc/network/interfaces and sudo ifup -a.

  AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.21.
  ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu4
  Architecture: i386
   **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
   card 0: AudioPCI [Ensoniq AudioPCI], device 0: ES1371/1 [ES1371 DAC2/ADC]
     Subdevices: 1/1
     Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  vona       1610 F.... pulseaudio
  CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
   Card hw:0 'AudioPCI'/'Ensoniq AudioPCI ENS1371 at 0x2400, irq 16'
     Mixer name	: 'Cirrus Logic CS4297A rev 3'
     Components	: 'AC97a:43525913'
     Controls      : 24
     Simple ctrls  : 13
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=71d7a39f-2a20-4708-83de-002831fb8df3
   lo        no wireless extensions.

   eth0      no wireless extensions.

   eth1      no wireless extensions.
  MachineType: VMware, Inc. VMware Virtual Platform
  Package: linux (not installed)
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-38-generic-pae root=UUID=7daf6af9-b12c-4dd2-95af-c36b13a4f47b ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-38.83-generic-pae
   linux-restricted-modules-2.6.32-38-generic-pae N/A
   linux-backports-modules-2.6.32-38-generic-pae  N/A
   linux-firmware                                 1.60
   0: hci0: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no
  Tags:  oneiric
  Uname: Linux 2.6.32-38-generic-pae i686
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2012-02-12 (15 days ago)
  UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare uucp video
  dmi.bios.date: 06/02/2011
  dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD
  dmi.bios.version: 6.00
  dmi.board.name: 440BX Desktop Reference Platform
  dmi.board.vendor: Intel Corporation
  dmi.board.version: None
  dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Tag
  dmi.chassis.type: 1
  dmi.chassis.vendor: No Enclosure
  dmi.chassis.version: N/A
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologiesLTD:bvr6.00:bd06/02/2011:svnVMware,Inc.:pnVMwareVirtualPlatform:pvrNone:rvnIntelCorporation:rn440BXDesktopReferencePlatform:rvrNone:cvnNoEnclosure:ct1:cvrN/A:
  dmi.product.name: VMware Virtual Platform
  dmi.product.version: None
  dmi.sys.vendor: VMware, Inc.

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