Creative Webcam (was: Re: USB/Serial adapter)

Andrew Boothman andrew at
Sun Aug 18 16:15:20 BST 2002

Johni el kolgao wrote:

>	Hi all, I have an USB Creative 3 Webcam Plus "detected" on my FreeBSD
>	4.6 (it uses OV511+); but the led is always off. I've installed the
>	/usr/ports/graphics/vid port 'cause this command turn on the led of the
>	webcam and takes a photo, then it turns off the led and exits.
>	I've reading that there's a device called "bktr" to grab video, but i
>	cannot configure it. I added to my kernel options like: uhci, usb, ugen,
>	bktr. But MAKEDEV seems that cannot configure the device:

To me, "man bktr", doesn't make it look like bktr supports your webcam.

Apprently it only works with Brooktree Bt848/849/878/879 Video Capture Chips


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