cuse4bsd / webcamd and Pinnacle PCTV USB Stick

Torfinn Ingolfsen torfinn.ingolfsen at
Thu Mar 25 21:57:59 UTC 2010


I have a Pinnacle PCTV USB Stick (DVB-T)[1]. Now that cuse4bsd is in
ports, I thought I should test it.
tingo at kg-v2$ uname -a
FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE #1: Wed Jan  6
21:21:40 CET 2010     root at

root at kg-v2# pv  | egrep cuse\|webc
cuse4bsd-kmod-0.1.8         =  up-to-date with port 
webcamd-0.1.8               =  up-to-date with port 

tingo at kg-v2$ usbconfig -u 0 -a 3 dump_device_desc
ugen0.3: <USB 2870 Device vendor 0xeb1a> at usbus0, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=FULL (12Mbps) pwr=ON

  bLength = 0x0012 
  bDescriptorType = 0x0001 
  bcdUSB = 0x0200 
  bDeviceClass = 0x0000 
  bDeviceSubClass = 0x0000 
  bDeviceProtocol = 0x0000 
  bMaxPacketSize0 = 0x0040 
  idVendor = 0xeb1a 
  idProduct = 0x2870 
  bcdDevice = 0x0100 
  iManufacturer = 0x0000  <no string>
  iProduct = 0x0001  <USB 2870 Device>
  iSerialNumber = 0x0000  <no string>
  bNumConfigurations = 0x0001 

root at kg-v2# /usr/local/etc/rc.d/webcamd start ugen0.3
Starting webcamd.
Cannot find USB device
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/webcamd: WARNING: failed to start webcamd
root at kg-v2# webcamd -d ugen0.3 -i 0
Cannot find USB device
root at kg-v2# webcamd -d ugen0.3 -i 0 -v 0
Cannot find USB device

What am I doing wrong?


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