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  1. the3ajm

    Solved GPU hanging around on GM965 chipset

    I find a consistent problem with my laptop whenever I run cheese, the screen will turn black and I'll look into the logs and get this following message: Feb 8 21:53:43 Dell kernel: error: [drm:pid12:i915_hangcheck_hung] *ERROR* Hangcheck timer elapsed... GPU hung Feb 8 21:53:43 Dell kernel...
  2. B

    How To: Webcam and Microphone Inside of GUI Jail

    One-stop guide on how to get your webcam working inside of a GUI jail, including the microphone. Assumes you already have GUI set up inside the jail. My hardware: Ryzen Threadripper 3960x, NVIDIA 2080 RTX, Logitec C920 Webcam OVERVIEW - Background Info - Load Kernel Modules - Install...
  3. T

    Changing power line frequency for webcam

    I've been using webcams with FreeBSD, but since I live in a country that has 50 Hz power frequency, there is always flicker from the lights as the camera by default uses 60 Hz. I know you can change the frequency in other operating systems, so I investigated, and it seems the v4l way is to use...
  4. D

    Solved T480 Webcam not working

    I reinstalled FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE on my ThinkPad T480 and updated it to p10. In my saved configuration files, I copied my rc.conf to the new devices, loaded cuse and webcamd, everything looked fine until I loaded GNOME Cheese, which did not recognize the current devices. I fiddled with the...
  5. M

    Solved webcamd not working, USB_ERR_SHORT_XFER error

    I recently purchased a Logitech 1080p Pro Stream webcam, and I couldn't determine why it kept reporting usb_alloc_device: Failure selecting configuration index 0:USB_ERR_SHORT_XFER, port 4, addr 4 (ignored) I have no idea why the OS would expect more data than it received, but I knew this was...
  6. B

    Solved Thinkpad T460s: integrated webcam (12.1)

    Hi, I have some troubles to start my webcam on my laptop T460s, (FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE amd64) I can't even start manually my webcam. Could you help me ? Steps alreday done: 1 - # pkg install webcamd 2 - # usbconfig list ugen0.1: <0x8086 XHCI root HUB> at usbus0, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=SUPER...
  7. A

    Webcamd does not work

    Hi. I'm facing a problem regarding the operation of my webcam on FreeBSD 12.0-Release-p6. I have a Dell Inspiron running AMD E2 (64 bit) on 4 GB RAM. I've installed webcamd, v4l_compat, libv4l and pwcview. My /boot/loader.conf has the entry cuse_load="YES" and /etc/rc.conf has the entry...
  8. S

    Solved Cheap chinese webcam to work with FreeBSD?

    Is device name /dev/video0 or what? Can't find it.. ugen7.3: <GENERAL GENERAL - UVC> at usbus7, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=HIGH (480Mbps) pwr=ON (100mA) bLength = 0x0012 bDescriptorType = 0x0001 bcdUSB = 0x0200 bDeviceClass = 0x00ef <Miscellaneous device> bDeviceSubClass = 0x0002...
  9. Lajto

    How can I use my Logitech webcam in video calls?

    Hi everyone. I want to use my USB Logitech webcam in video calls. :) The webcam works when using pwcview, but when using Cheese it doesn't ("There was an error playing video from the webcam"). When I try to use it with Firefox (WebRTC services), it never works; appear.in doesn't show anything...
  10. jdb

    Can't get webcamd/motion to work...

    Hi :), I'm currently trying to get multimedia/webcamd and multimedia/motion working. My webcam: Logitech C310 HD | Vendor/ProductID (hex): 0x046d:0x081b I used these commands to install webcamd. cd /usr/ports/multimedia/webcamd && BATCH=YES make "WITHOUT=HAL" "WITH=VT_CLIENT VT_SERVER"...
  11. Nicola Mingotti

    Unwanted delay in webcam streaming

    Hi all, I am doing some experiments with webcam streaming in FreeBSD-11.1, I got it working but there is a little issue, there is always a delay when I view my stream, I don't find what is wrog in the configuration. These are my configurations and commmands; which I stole here and there from...
  12. neptunium

    net-im/skype4 on FreeBSD-11.0: no video

    I have successfully installed net-im/skype4 on 11.0-RELEASE-p2 (amd64). Everything works fine except sending video. The port's pkg-message says:Skype uses /dev/videoX (usually /dev/video0). This device node is created by the drivers for your webcam (eg. multimedia/webcamd). If you selected the...
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