> must be i've messed up my system when i 'recovered' from my crash.
> i am still using qcam-0.0 to grab the frames for my website, and
> possibly it's leaving my camera in a strange state?
> i don't mind that it won't autotect, but it doesn't seem to work
> when i tell it what port, either.
Aah! That's the problem. The old versions of qcam (pre-0.2, maybe
pre-0.3) don't reset the camera when they close, and this breaks the
detection code. The code ignores the -p option if it's specified by
someone other than root. Use the configuration file, that's what it's
> oh, and i'm thinking of mailing the Windoze software back to
> Connectix, still shrinkwrapped..