James,

Thanks for your answer.  It sounds like using the caspa camera is a slam dunk.  I had the e-con camera working with an older kernel, but have had problems with the driver in the new omap-3.0-pm kernel.

I asked about the Caspa as I am contemplating solving the problem by using new hardware. 

Today I have managed to boot a omap-3.0-pm e-con-patched kernel, and get the e-con driver module to load, but it is not yet "working".  dmesg is now full of messages like below when the driver is loaded.
  
 SUCCESS
write : addr=8d57, val=c3
read : addr=8d57, val=c3
read : addr=8d57, val=c3
 SUCCESS
write : addr=8d58, val=22
read : addr=8d58, val=22
read : addr=8d58, val=22
 SUCCESS
write : addr=3104, val=0
read : addr=3104, val=0
read : addr=3104, val=0
 SUCCESS
lm3553 flash ic not found

Thanks,

Roger

On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 6:00 PM, JamesAng <angweiyang@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Roger,
>
> Caspa (MT9V032) camera driver is already in the mainline and in Steve's
> omap-3.0-pm branch.
>
> The only known testing application (to me a.t.m) that can test the Caspa
> camera is Laurent's yavta.
>
> I've not managed to get gst-launch or mplayer to work with it as a
> viewfinder.
>
> AND you need media-ctl to setup the pipeline too.
>
> There is already a oe-classic recipe in Steve's repo for the both tools.
>
> As for e-con camera,
> are you able to provide the necessary driver files and test application that
> came with it?
>
> James.
>
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