FYI: v4l-linuxulator support in FreeBSD-current now
fbsd at opal.com
Tue Jan 12 17:46:27 UTC 2010
On Tue, 12 Jan 2010 09:23:38 +0100, Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net> wrote:
> > Thanks for your work! Having this support now in FreeBSD for my
> > multimedia/pwcbsd based cam in Skype, I'd like to have the same for the cam
> > in my EeePC 900, about which Linux says:
> > [ 11.540000] Linux video capture interface: v2.00
> > [ 11.560000] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device CNF7129 (04f2:b071)
> > [ 11.690000] usbcore: registered new interface driver uvcvideo
> > [ 11.690000] USB Video Class driver (SVN r2008.02.27)
> > Any chance to get this supported in the future?
> Right now that driver is available from the webcamd package announced earlier
> this week, though not BSD licensed.
> I tried to install Skype on AMD64 and the V4L IOCTL's are not picked up by the
> linux_ioctl.c !
> Any fix for this?
The Linux V4L support is only a system call translation layer
to allow Linux V4L apps to access FreeBSD V4L drivers. In other
words, the FreeBSD driver must offer a VL4 support itself.
I looked for webcamd on freshports.org but nothing comes up.
I am not familiar with the drivers in it. Do they include V4L
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