Video and Skype

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Wed Jan 28 05:00:27 PST 2009

Quoting Beech Rintoul <beech at> (from Tue, 27 Jan 2009  
13:27:32 -0900):

> Skype just sent me two webcams to help me get video working with skype.
> usbdevs:
> addr 2: USB camera, vendor 0x0c45
> I've installed port multimedia/linux-gspca-kmod , run command kldload gspca
> and attached webcam.

> It works fine with multimedia/pwcbsd (viewer only - pwcview), but  
> doesn't with
> skype:

> kernel: linux: pid 24186 (skype): ioctl fd=40, cmd=0x7601 ('v',1) is not
> implemented

Am I right to assume that pwcbsd is a native application and the skype  
you are running here is a linux one? If yes, it looks like there's  
some kernel support missing for this. Try to find out what ioctl this  
is, and you should be a step towards finding out what the problem is...


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