Gphoto2 segfaults

Olaf Hoyer ohoyer at
Sun Feb 29 14:33:46 PST 2004

On Sun, 29 Feb 2004, mj001 wrote:

> Has anyone been able to use gphoto2 with a Canon A70 camera,
> under FreeBSD 5.1?  I tried it, with what I believe is
> the correct command line, but it segfaults after detecting
> the camera and turning off the LCD display.
> Command line is:
> gphoto2 --usbid 0x4a9:0x3073=0x4a9:0x3056 --camera \
> "Canon Powershot S40" -P --debug
> as suggested at
> The debug output is posted on my web site, at the URL
> below, if anyone has time to take a quick look.
> Thanks in advance.


well, had a quick glance at the debug output, it seems that the camera
itself is found, but whilst file operations there is some kind of

pris# pkg_info |grep photo
gphoto2-2.1.4_1     A command-line frontend to libgphoto2
libgphoto2-2.1.4_1  A universal digital camera picture control tool

these are my versions of the tools in question, also :
pris# uname -a
FreeBSD pris 4.9-STABLE FreeBSD 4.9-STABLE #0: Fri Feb  6
23:50:25 CET 2004 root at pris:/usr/src/sys/compile/SOUND3

For me, the download works, but erasing the CF card etc. with gphoto2 is
also unseccessful.
Please have a look at the version of gphoto you have running, and try it
again with autodetect...


Olaf Hoyer        ohoyer at
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