$ sudo r5u87x-loader --reload
r5u87x-loader will automatically be run on boot when it detects your webcam.
+loader will automatically be run on boot when it detects your webcam.
Now you can proceed to installing the tool system-wide:
+Please note that the loader is installed system-wide as 'r5u87x-loader', but
+compiles as just 'loader'.
To upload the firmware to your camera, simply run (possibly as root, depending
Do note that this only lasts while the camera still has power to it. Shutting
down and starting up again will cause the camera to lose its state. Rebooting,
You may need to reload your kernel module (eg. uvcvideo) for it to notice your
camera now that it has firmware. You can either get the loader tool to do this
at boot time, by following the instructions above (see Installation), or by
# modprobe -r uvcvideo; modprobe uvcvideo
If your camera appears to be playing up, you can try forcefully resetting it:
There are also useful arguments for testing, see doc/extracting_ucode.txt