Is there a mechanism to start webcamd from rc?

Olivier Smedts olivier at
Thu Jan 21 16:09:51 UTC 2010

2010/1/21 Steven Friedrich <freebsd at>:
> Ok, I'm SO happy my webcam is supported by video4bsd-kmod and webcamd.
> Is there a way to start webcamd from rc?


You should look at the corresponding script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/
It won't be in /etc/defaults/rc.conf as it's not in the base system.


> I checked /etc/defaults/rc.conf but webcamd isn't in there...
> I'm a SysAdmin, so I know ways to do it, I'm just trying to find out if there
> is a mechanism yet...
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