Testing Wacom usb tablet with webcamd svn (and mypaint)
nox at jelal.kn-bremen.de
Tue Oct 11 18:25:27 UTC 2011
On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 01:54:14PM -0400, Jason Hellenthal wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 06:47:16PM +0200, Juergen Lock wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 06:23:41PM +0200, Juergen Lock wrote:
> > > Hi!
> > >
> > > My dad likes to paint a bit so I got him a Wacom tablet as a present
> > > (Bamboo Pen & Touch), and I thought I could help getting it working
> > > on FreeBSD while I was at it... [...]
> > I guess I should have said getting it working on 8.x and later, I
> > suppose the input-wacom port currently in ports still can be made
> > to work with the old usb stack in 7.x.
> I might be missing something but does this tablet have a webcam built
> into it ? this is me not understanding the use of webcamd.
No. webcamd has become kind of a misnomer, it's in fact just a `wrapper'
for several kinds of Linux usb kernel drivers to run them in FreeBSD
userland. (We have now at least webcams, dvb tuners, IR transceivers,
and usb tablets. :)
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