Is there a mechanism to start webcamd from rc?

Sergey V. Dyatko sergey.dyatko at
Fri Jan 22 06:58:49 UTC 2010

On Thu, 21 Jan 2010 10:58:18 -0500
Steven Friedrich <freebsd at> wrote:

SF> Ok, I'm SO happy my webcam is supported by video4bsd-kmod and
SF> webcamd.
SF> Is there a way to start webcamd from rc?
SF> I checked /etc/defaults/rc.conf but webcamd isn't in there...
I think /etc/defaults/rc.conf contains services from 'base' 
SF> I'm a SysAdmin, so I know ways to do it, I'm just trying to find
SF> out if there is a mechanism yet...

as sysadmin you should know how you may start/stop services on fbsd;)

hint: /usr/local/etc/rc.d/webcamd rcvar

wbr, tiger

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