[AG-TECH] Webcam on FC2

Michael Miller myk at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Wed Dec 8 09:02:43 CST 2004


That explains why yum clean all fixed my problem.  Also, the thumbnail 
thing is a problem with no thumbnail for my video at all.  It's not in the 
vic producing the vic, nor is it in the display vic.  But alas, my kernel 
is only kernel-2.6.9-1.3_FC2, so, I will try upgrading that and see what 


At 01:07 AM 12/7/2004, you wrote:
>Hi Michael,
>>I did:
>>yum clean all
>>and then:
>>yum update AccessGrid
>>and the -6 was installed.
>The timestamps on the yum header files on my website were screwed up, the 
>headers for -5 and -6 had the same timestamp, which may have contributed 
>to the problem. I've since deleted the -5 header and recopied the headers, 
>preserving the timestamps.
>>Still having trouble with my video feed not showing as a thumbnail in the 
>>local vic.  But I've verified that remote sites can see it.
>As in you are using VideoProducerService which unlike VideoService has the 
>thumbnail muted by default?
>>At this point I think I have my linux based laptop node ready to go.
>I've re-downloaded and re-installed AccessGrid-2.3-6.i386.rpm just to 
>confirm I had the right vic version in the package (at least with 
>VideoProducerService.zip). I also installed 
>kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.i686.rpm and the PWC module that comes with it is 
>seems to work fine with vic.


Michael Miller
System Engineer
Visualization Technology Support
Computing and Data Management
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
University of Illinois - UC

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