If /dev/video does not exist or applications don't detect a webcam, even though the loader reported that the firmware was uploaded fine, please report a bug with [WDM OK] in the title.
OS SuSE 11.1 Kernel 188.8.131.52-9-default
r5u87x firmware loader v0.2
Searching for device... Found camera: 05ca:1870 Camera reports positive microcode state. Camera reports microcode version 0x0112. Not doing anything - camera already setup.
Successfully uploaded firmware to device 05ca:1870!
modprobe -r uvcvideo; modprobe uvcvideo
lsmod |grep uvc uvcvideo 57344 0 compat_ioctl32 8536 2 uvcvideo,usbvideo videodev 35328 3 uvcvideo,usbvideo,compat_ioctl32 v4l1_compat 14220 2 uvcvideo,videodev usbcore 198656 7 uvcvideo,usbvideo,ohci_hcd,usbhid,ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd
ls -l /dev/video ls: cannot access /dev/video: No such file or directory