webcamd-22.214.171.124: skype-126.96.36.199,1 works, but pwcview does not
nox at jelal.kn-bremen.de
Wed Nov 23 11:28:02 UTC 2011
On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 05:39:37AM +0100, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día Monday, November 21, 2011 a las 09:13:01PM +0100, Juergen Lock escribió:
> > In article <20111118185259.GA1113 at tiny> you write:
> > >Hello,
> > >
> > >I'm testing on a 10-CURRENT webcamd-188.8.131.52 and it turns out that
> > >skype-184.108.40.206,1 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
Hm webcamd -s lists:
>Initial frames per second. Varies with model, useful range 5-30
As long as pwc-if really is the same as the driver used for your
in rc.conf(5) should do it.
> Thanks for your hint
You're welcome! :)
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