webcamd-0.1.23 does not start via rc.d

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at
Thu Apr 14 09:41:34 UTC 2011

On Thursday 14 April 2011 11:23:55 Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día Thursday, April 14, 2011 a las 10:47:58AM +0200, Hans Petter Selasky 
> > Dump the device and config descriptor of your webcam using usbconfig.
> > Maybe the webcamd script is not matching it.
> see below;
> but the daemon is not starting; it is not even touched:
> vm-9Current# /usr/local/etc/rc.d/webcamd start
> vm-9Current# ls -lu /usr/local/sbin/webcamd
> -r-xr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  2934932 13 abr 16:00 /usr/local/sbin/webcamd
> vm-9Current# date
> jueves, 14 de abril de 2011, 11:23:14 CEST
> which let me think that there is something wrong with the script
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/webcamd;
> vm-9Current# usbconfig
> ugen0.1: <UHCI root HUB Intel> at usbus0, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=FULL (12Mbps)
> pwr=SAVE ugen1.1: <EHCI root HUB 0x15ad> at usbus1, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=HIGH
> (480Mbps) pwr=SAVE ugen0.3: <VMware Virtual USB Hub vendor 0x0e0f> at
> usbus0, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=FULL (12Mbps) pwr=SAVE ugen0.2: <product 0x0329
> vendor 0x0471> at usbus0, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=FULL (12Mbps) pwr=ON


Your device should be detected by the rules in:

Are you using 8-stable?


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