webcamd-126.96.36.199: skype-188.8.131.52,1 works, but pwcview does not
guru at unixarea.de
Tue Nov 22 04:39:41 UTC 2011
El día Monday, November 21, 2011 a las 09:13:01PM +0100, Juergen Lock escribió:
> In article <20111118185259.GA1113 at tiny> you write:
> >I'm testing on a 10-CURRENT webcamd-184.108.40.206 and it turns out that
> >skype-220.127.116.11,1 works fine, but pwcview says:
> >Failed to get current picture info: Invalid argument
> >The cam in question is a Phillips SPC 900 (vendor 0x0471 product 0x0329)
> >and with the normal pwc.ko the pwcview works fine.
> >Any ideas?
> Is this the pwcview from the same-name port or the one from the
> pwcbsd driver port? I think the latter doesn't work with V4L2...
Yes, this was the problem. The port multimedia/pwcview was not installed
as it conflicts with multimedia/pwcbsd; I deleted this and
multimedia/pwcview works fine;
btw: I only use pwcview to set the frame rate of my cam to 25 before
starting Skype; is there some better way to set it per default to this
Thanks for your hint
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