[PD] Gem and ieee1394 firewire cam on linux debian

Georg Holzmann grh at mur.at
Wed Aug 15 08:07:59 CEST 2007


> But I am having no luck with pix_video or pdp_v4l. The main problem
> seems to be that (apparently) recently the naming conventions
> in debian and possibly linux in general were changed. So there is
> no more /dev/video0 for the v4l mode, and for pix_video trying to
> work directly with ieee1394, I get complaints that /dev/ieee1394/dv/ 
> host/PAL/in
> "Is a directory".

Yes we had this discussion quite some time ago: I think you can open the 
device with sending the message [driver /dev/ieee1394/dv/host/PAL/in( 
(fill in your device) to [pix_video]. If not let me know, then the fix 
was not added ...


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