[OpenIndiana-discuss] OI experience so far & question

Albert Lee trisk at opensolaris.org
Tue Oct 12 15:23:00 UTC 2010

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 4:51 AM, Bob Hoekstra <bob.hoekstra at gmail.com> wrote:
> After the encouragement from Tom Kranz (thanks Tom), I went ahead last
> weekend and upgraded from opensolaris snv_134 to oi_147. So far, no problems
> have come out of the woodwork and all is well. I'm just waiting a while
> before I upgrade zfs to make the change irreversible.

Great! Let us know (
https://www.illumos.org/projects/openindiana/issues ) if you encounter

> I wanted to ask if anyone has any experience with the Acer Crystal Eye
> webcam. This is built into my Laptop (Acer Aspire 5735) and has never worked
> with OpenSolaris. I have googled some users who have got it working with
> Linux. It's a nice-to-have, and before I spend days on a fruitless search,
> perhaps there is someone who knows more than I about this. Any
> comments/advice welcome.

Can you provide info about this webcam from 'echo ::prtusb | sudo mdb
-k'? The Acer Crystal Eye in my Aspire One works perfectly, as it is a
standard USB video class device.


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