[Mageia-discuss] Netbook webcam video freezes system

Alejandro López listas.apl at gmail.com
Sat Aug 25 20:50:22 CEST 2012

When I installed Mageia 2, each time I launched Skype I would lose my gnome session. I tried Skype 4 and now Skype works as long as 
I don't try to open the configuration windows (in which case my gnome session would crash). Try Skype 4.


El 25/08/12 20:04, Maurice Batey escribió:
> Just installed 64-bit Mageia-2 on Samsung NC110 netbook, which has
> builtin webcam (SC-0311139N).
> Using Skype from Mageia repository,  any attempt to do a video
> 'test' causes the whole system to freeze, needing a re-boot.
> Anyone know of a fix for this?
> (Googling suggests I am not alone, and there is talk of the problem
> arising with more recent kernels; OK with earier kernels..)

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