linpus linux crash when accessing webcam

Discussion in 'Linux' started by mkdigital, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. mkdigital


    Sep 20, 2008
    Likes Received:
    [email protected] all

    i am running linpus linux on my aao and it works fine except that the whole system freezes when i try to access the webcam (over the rightclick desktop menu and also via mplayer /dev/video0). the complete system freezes and i cant click or do anything but to hard-powerdown the system (power button).

    any ideas why this happens? i installed a few modifications (skype, firefox 3 (standalone, ff2 is still there), pidgin, thunderbird) and i turned of the standard interface and have a normal xfce desktop now.

    thanks for helping
    mkdigital, Sep 20, 2008
    1. Advertisements

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.