uvcvideo on Freebsd (uvideo status check)
ejr.morgan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 19:11:07 UTC 2009
Yeh, though to be honest it's really not important enough to warrant buying
a seperate cam. A webcam is a "nice-to-have" rather than essential.. I can
still get audio over Skype for VoiP calls..
2009/7/8 Robert Kopp <iconoklastic at yahoo.com>
> I imagine you could use a Philips-based Webcam instead of the built-in
> one, though you would have an additional item to carry around.
> Robert "Tim" Kopp
> *From:* Ed Morgan <ejr.morgan at gmail.com>
> *To:* Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net>
> *Cc:* freebsd-multimedia at freebsd.org; Richard Kolkovich <
> sarumont at sigil.org>; freebsd-usb at freebsd.org
> *Sent:* Wednesday, July 8, 2009 11:46:23 AM
> *Subject:* Re: uvcvideo on Freebsd (uvideo status check)
> 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
> > V4L to BSD.
> > See thread "USB webcam++ support for FreeBSD-8-current is soon here".
> > --HPS
> Ed Morgan
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