/dev/video

Edward Dunagin edunagin at gmail.com
Thu May 24 17:46:26 BST 2007


Hello Donatas,.


On 5/22/07, Donatas G. <dgvirtual at akl.lt> wrote:
> antradienis 22 gegužė 2007, Edward Dunagin rašė:
> > I am running ubuntustudio7.04 that I changed from Gnome to KDE.
> >
> > The /dev/video did not show up iin my /dev/ directory, but did show up
> > in /dev/.static/dev   as video. I moved it to /dev/ and then ran
> > xawtv.
> >
> > This is xawtv-3.95.dfsg.1, running on Linux/i686 (2.6.20-15-generic)
> > can't open /dev/video0: No such device
> > v4l-conf had some trouble, trying to continue anyway
> > v4l2: open /dev/video0: No such device
> > v4l2: open /dev/video0: No such device
> > v4l: open /dev/video0: No such device
> > no video grabber device available
> >
> >
> > I ran it both as user and sudo with the same results.
> >
> > Any suggestions to solve my problem?
>
> It is the first time I hear about moving device files. Maybe that was a
> mistake?
>
> Could you try to create a soft link /dev/video0 that would point
> to /dev/.static/deve/video (that, of course, after rebooting your computer)
> and try to launch xawtv again?
>

I did this and it did not help..So I removed xawtv and then installed
it again. When I did that, it told me that it was setting up the video
in /dev/.static/dev. This is ok, but I don't know how to configure
xawtv so it will look there.

Peace..................ed
Edward Dunagin-Dunigan-Dunnigan
4646 Glenwood Drive
Bozeman, MT 59718
mobile 406-570-0992
Landline 406-556-7282
http://doas.montanalinux.org


More information about the kubuntu-users mailing list