Skype not getting video from webcam

Luigi Rizzo rizzo at
Mon Oct 18 16:32:29 UTC 2010

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 09:47:01AM +0200, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at> (from Fri, 15 Oct 2010  
> 20:03:35 +0200):
> >On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 08:57:46AM +0200, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> >>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.
> >
> >you mean linux_ioctl.c and the linux_ioctl_v4l call ?
> Ooop,s yes, .c not .h. And the linux_ioctl_v4l call is the interesting  
> place to instrument (or v4l functions which are called from there,  
> depending on your needs).

ok -- for the specific issue it's probably going to be easier to
instrument webcamd as it is in userspace.


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