Using webcam Windows driver
cwhiteh at onetel.com
Wed Mar 31 20:43:29 UTC 2010
Glen Barber wrote:
> Fernando Apestegu?a wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:56 AM, Siju George <sgeorge.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have a logitech quickcam. Will I be able to use it in FreeBSD?
>>> Can I use Windows driver?
>> Maybe you want to have a look at pwcbsd. This is to use linux drivers on
> A more recent project exists in the ports tree. If you're running
> 8.0-RELEASE or later, you might have a look at:
> Although, I don't know if your particular camera is supported.
I kept this thread open while I tried some cameras myself and I can say
that all three cheapo web cams that I tried work.
I've now got
FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE-p2 #0: Wed Mar 24 11:51:43 GMT 2010 GENERIC i386
were csupped a couple of weeks before)
The webcam user needs write permissions on /dev/video0 - I still need to
set this up in devfs.rules.
Webcams I have are an ancient Logitech, some sort of Microsoft cam and
an ASDA Smart Value cam for £6 :)
I have a problem using any of the cameras with Skype which I will post
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