webcamd: Adding Linux devices

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at
Tue Mar 20 14:46:20 UTC 2012

On Tuesday 20 March 2012 15:10:19 Matt Dawson wrote:
> How would one go about adding a device driver to webcamd? TBS makes a
> device called the QBox S2 which comes with full sources for a Linux
> driver and a firmware file. This would be rather useful with a FreeBSD
> based mythtv backend.


1) Extract the code, and include the Makefile for the driver into the webcamd 

2) Then you build and install the linux_make tool from webcamd tarball.

3) Add the needed configure options to the "config" file.

4) Type "make configure"

5) Then build the port like usual.


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