uvcvideo on Freebsd (uvideo status check)

Ed Morgan ejr.morgan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 18:46:25 UTC 2009

Awesome, thanks very much. I'll subscribe to the list as well so I can keep
up to date.

Hopefully I can find some sort of resolution, though I can definately live
without my cam for a bit.

Thanks very much again.


2009/7/8 Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net>

> 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".
> --HPS

Ed Morgan

"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the
black flag, and begin to slit throats." - H. L. Mencken

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