[Bug 6290] Re: [Bug 6290] Re: [Bug 6290] Re: use /dev/video1394, not /dev/raw1394

Dan Dennedy dan at dennedy.org
Sat May 27 20:08:47 UTC 2006

Kino is not able to use video1394, and usage of video1394 for DV is 
deprecated. The best solution at the moment is to create a new group for 

On Thursday 25 May 2006 07:04, preciousp wrote:
> Hope you don´t mind me asking but could you guide me (and others) on what
> to do.
> Is it.
> 1. Low risk - leave raw1394 as disk and don´t allow kino to access raw1394
> to control camcorder
> 2. add user to the ¨disk¨ group - is this v.bad?
> 3. change raw1394 to video group -  " no no no ¨
> I´m assuming that acually 2. is worse than 3 as your giving yourself access
> to raw1394 plus other areas too. In which case 3 would be an option.
> Am I correct in assuming that everyone should go with option 1?
> I want to put a section on video editing on the wiki and I want to get this
> right.
> On 5/25/06, Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > I had a pretty good chat with Jody McIntyre back in Montreal about the
> > IEE1394 subsystem and what device nodes it exposes.  I still think that
> > a USB-alike device node for each interface on each device is the right
> > solution; then we can assign groups and permissions on a per-interface
> > or per-device level.
> >
> > --
> > use /dev/video1394, not /dev/raw1394
> > https://launchpad.net/bugs/6290

use /dev/video1394, not /dev/raw1394

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