[Gridflow-dev] [PD-dev] trouble installing PWC driver
matju at artengine.ca
Mon Aug 3 13:24:52 EDT 2009
On Tue, 4 Aug 2009, sisil mehta wrote:
> hmm, But in gridflow when running the camera-help.pd , it mentions the need
> for either a tv source or it mentions: for webcams you need to have a pwc
> module loaded.
Yeah it still says that. I don't recall who wrote that, but the doc is
wrong and was always wrong, because PWC came after QC-USB and we used both
drivers "at the same time" for a while... I last tried QC-USB as recently
as 2008, with an old Lego Mindstorm camera. AFAIK, QC-USB was always
supported since the day it started working, and that was a while before we
even knew what PWC was.
> if there is a way to use v4l2 (which enables use of uvc cams) is it stable
> and safe?
I've already said all that I know.
Please stay on the forums, it may help you. I say that because you often
reply in private, and it's not really appropriate, for most cases where
people start posting in public.
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