freebsd & webcam

Luigi Rizzo rizzo at
Sun May 13 20:35:17 UTC 2007

On Sun, May 13, 2007 at 09:12:41PM +0200, Momchil Ivanov wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I`ve recently received Logitec QuickCam Express Plus and was wondering whether 
> I can use it with freebsd. When I plug it in I see the following in messages 
> ugen0: vendor 0x046d Camera, rev 1.10/0.00, addr 5 and the led on the camera 
> is on. I`ve installed pwc (multimedia/pwcbsd from ports) but when I load the 
> module nothing happens: I don`t see anything in messages and no /dev/video0 
> is created. My system is FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE #4: Sat Apr 21 23:27:13 CEST 2007 
> if that would be of any help.
> So my question is: can I use my webcam. If yes how :) ? and if no, is there 
> some way to change the answer to yes?

there are other drivers that you chan check namely
multimedia/linux-gspca-kmod and multimedia/linux-ov511-kmod


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