uvcvideo on Freebsd (uvideo status check)

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at c2i.net
Wed Jul 8 18:38:26 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 08 July 2009 19:11:05 Ed Morgan wrote:
> Hi,
> Has anyone had any joy getting webcams that use the uvcvideo driver working
> under FreeBSD? I'm looking at putting FreeBSD back on my laptop, and if the
> webcam will work, that'll clinch it for me. Most of the results i've found
> from trawling Google suggest that uvcvideo is basically not going to work,
> but if anyone knows otherwise?
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks very much.
> Ed

There are several projects around, not finished yet, that are about porting 
V4L to BSD.

See thread "USB webcam++ support for FreeBSD-8-current is soon here".


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