webcam usb device
tofik at oxygen.az
Mon Jan 16 11:56:22 PST 2006
dick hoogendijk wrote:
>On 16 Jan Andrew P. wrote:
>>On 1/16/06, dick hoogendijk <dick at nagual.st> wrote:
>>>I googled a lot on "webcam and freebsd" but could not find something
>>>relevant. I did read somewhre that on linux one has to create
>>>a /dev/video* which on my fbsd-6R does not exist. I trust devfs should
>>>have made one if needed..
>>>I still at a loss on how to use my webcam on freebsd. It shouldn't be
>>>too hard I'm told. Well, whatever.. It is in dmesg, but further than
>>>that it can not be used. Who has some pointers?
>>As a matter of fact google comes up with a few useful links:
>Sure, but they all relate to some kind of live cam broadcasting. That's
>not what I'm looking for. I just wonder WHY the cam is detected at boot
>time and cannot be found i.e. by kopete. If it exists it should be found
>somewhere shouldn't it?
Sorry, i didn't follow the discussion... could you please post your
dmesg line related to your web-camera ? There are plenty of user-land
programs working well with generic usb driver: /dev/ugen.Did you already
try them ?
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