I want to use EASYCAP on my Ubuntu(kernel version 2.6.30).
The problem is that ,the drivers for EASYCAP are included in kernel version 2.6.36 and higher.
I have extracted all the files corresponding to EASYCAP DRIVER from linux-2.6.36/drivers/staging/easycap.

And now i am stuck as while trying to make it it simply says
make:No targets. Stop

I could have understood if it showed that its not getting Header Files.

Any one having any idea how to do this,or how could i use EASYCAP.

any help will be appreciated.

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That's a pretty old kernel... Which release of Ubuntu are you running? Can you possibly upgrade to a newer version? It would help you reach your goal...

Many easycap bugs have been fixed in the newer kernels.

Barring that, you may be able to find a newer kernel if you enable the backports and/or testing repositories if you haven't already done so.

Finally, you could compile your own mainline kernel.

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