[FreeBSD 8/9] USB webcamd and video4bsd: Call for testing

Sascha Klauder sklauder at trimind.de
Mon Jan 11 22:30:32 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 02:37:37PM +0100, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> During the last couple of days I've spent some time to finish my webcam 
> daemon. My webcam daemon is basically an application which consists of 
> userspace Video4Linux USB webcam drivers and some uLinux glue code which links 
> with libc, pthreads and libusb. The webcamd talks to /dev/video_daemonX which 
> is provided by the video4bsd kernel module. There is full support for 
> mmap/read/write/open/close. poll is not supported.

 Tested and working fine so far (I've only checked the bundled
pwcview application) with the builtin webcam of an Acer Aspire
One 531:

ugen4.2: <WebCam SuYin> at usbus4, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=HIGH (480Mbps) pwr=ON

> Feedback and bug reports are welcome.

Thank you!


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