can i humbly ask for the inclusion of the spca5xx webcam driver (includes several hundred cams), which i guess requires kernel headers.....
it would be good to include it on the blag distro, or at least the repository, as blag is geared toward the multimedia user.....and this webcam driver is a bitch to install on its own
Well, we don't include any extra kernel modules on the CD... We've been kind of bitten by that in the past.
the spca5xx module is available at atrpms:http://atrpms.net/name/spca5xx/
He hasn't built one for FC5 (blag50k) yet though.
Sometimes it's difficult to include atrpms packages because they require alll sorts of other stuff (e.g. including his repository and automatic updates!).
Perhaps I can put it in the repository when atrpms makes a new version AND if it doesn't require all sorts of other oddness. For this reason, atrpms packages really aren't in blag anymore.
built-in modem support would be good too.
Well, modems are supported. I also added gnome-ppp to the latest CD, which should make modem setup a bit easier. Anyone care to test it and let me know?
I think you may be talking about winmodems though. I believe a few are supported out-of-the-box by the mainline kernel (and therefore in blag too). Others don't have drivers or you have to buy them.