failed to start webcamd

martinko gamato at
Mon Feb 28 20:39:16 UTC 2011

Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> On Monday 28 February 2011 19:35:38 martinko wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've just installed webcamd port to try out my Logitech HD camera.
>> However, when plugging the camera in I get "root:
>> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/webcamd: WARNING: failed to start webcamd" message,
>> then camera is disconnected, connected again and it all repeats (cycle
>> about 1 second).
>> Where should I start looking at please ?
> Hi,
> There is a new webcamd port coming soon. Can you give that a try first and see
> if the problem is still the same?
> --HPS

Btw, any reason behind randomising man pages in Makefile ?
Now it is more difficult to find out if a particular driver is in.


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