[mythtv-users] Webcam Issue (no device found) on Mythbuntu 8.10

C.T. Paterson i.adore.my.64 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 02:48:35 UTC 2009

2009/6/6 Brian Wood <beww at beww.org>:
> On Saturday 06 June 2009 19:16:04 C.T. Paterson wrote:
>> This means it works on one mythbuntu 8.10 machine and not the other.
>> What's different?  What jumps out at me first is that the "real" myth
>> machine (the one where the camera doesn't work) has on it a capture
>> card, using /dev/video0 and /dev/video1.  My best guess says that
>> there is a conflict here.
>> Any ideas?  Any way I can check this?
> Do I recall you were trying to get Skype working?


> I have an Ubuntu 8.10 box (well. Kubuntu really). It's not running Myth, but
> it has a PCHD-3000 card and a Logitech Web Cam.
> Things work fine, but somewhere in the Skype setup you have to select the
> video device. It seems to default to /video0 (with interesting results), but
> once you set it to video1 (the web cam), things work fine.

Yeah...my problem is that skype (and ekiga) reports "No devices
found".  This despite /dev/video0, /dev/video1 (my dual-tuner capture
card) and /dev/video2 (my web cam).

> Don't think it would make any difference, but this is an amd64 machine,
> running 64-bit Kubuntu.

I appreciate the post.


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