[FreeBSD 8/9] USB webcamd and video4bsd: Call for testing
Hans Petter Selasky
hselasky at c2i.net
Sat Feb 6 16:48:30 UTC 2010
On Saturday 06 February 2010 15:09:11 Tom Evans wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net>
> > On Saturday 06 February 2010 14:27:11 Tom Evans wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 9:46 PM, Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net>
> > wrote:
> >> > BTW: I've added all DVB USB dongles to the current build! If anyone
> >> > has such a device, please test!
> >> >
> >> > Also list the version of the software you are using.
> >> >
> >> > --HPS
> >> Hi Hans
> >> I'm trying to test the dvb usb support you've added, but I'm getting a
> >> compilation error when building ulinux.
> >> I'm using 8-STABLE, r203423. I'm also using the svn version of
> >> video4bsd and webcamd/ulinux (r1424). I've got the following ports
> >> installed:
> >> > # pkg_info | grep 'v4l\|pwc'
> >> libv4l-0.6.4 Video4Linux library
> >> pwcview-1.4.1_2 The Video4Linux PWC webcam viewer
> >> v4l_compat-1.0.20100113 Video4Linux IOCTL header files
> >> ...
> > SVN up and try again.
> > Thanks for reporting.
> > --HPS
> Thanks. I also had to add /usr/local/include to CFLAGS for webcamd.c to
> Now that it is compiling however, it is requesting a firmware. I have
> the firmware file, but don't know where it should go.
See new "-f" option for webcamd.
> Also, are there any pointers on how to do simple things, like scan for
> channels, tune and record a channel to a file etc.
Hope you get it working!
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