Skype not getting video from webcam
Alexander at Leidinger.net
Fri Oct 15 06:58:13 UTC 2010
Quoting Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at iet.unipi.it> (from Thu, 14 Oct 2010
> I just tried (stable/8 as of end of 09-2010) skype 22.214.171.124 with
> webcamd, and the video driver seems to get incorrect data, see
> there are changing pixels in the first 8-10 rows
> (160 pixels each in the preview) which seem to be related
> to changes in the image. The remaining area is still though
> not always the same in different runs of the program.
> The camera with pwcview works at 320x240 and 640x480,
> but not at 352x288 (for the records, the same camera
> under 7.x and linux-gspca-kmod did work also at other
> resolutions, but linux-gspca-kmod is based on a different
> version of gspca so the problem might be there).
> Any idea on how to track the issue ?
Sounds like an issue in webcamd, but if you want to see what skype is
telling to do, you can instrument the linuxulator code (linux_ioctl.h)
to let ir print what skype wants to do. After that you may have a
better idea at what to look at in webcamd.
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