V4L IEEE1394 devices

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The [[Development:_Video4Linux_APIs|V4L API]] in itself does not support any [[IEEE1394]] (also known as [[FireWire]] or [[i.LINK]]) devices.  However, in the case of some devices, V4L applications can obtain access to video via ieee1394, using either a [[Loopback|loopback]] or LD_PRELOAD method.
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The [[Development:_Video4Linux_APIs|V4L API]], in of itself, does not support any [[IEEE1394]] (also known as [[FireWire]] or [[i.LINK]]) devices.  However, in the case of some devices, V4L applications can obtain access to video via ieee1394, using either a [[Loopback|loopback]] or LD_PRELOAD method.
== via Loopback ==
== via Loopback ==

Latest revision as of 19:26, 22 August 2010

The V4L API, in of itself, does not support any IEEE1394 (also known as FireWire or i.LINK) devices. However, in the case of some devices, V4L applications can obtain access to video via ieee1394, using either a loopback or LD_PRELOAD method.

via Loopback

via LD_PRELOAD

  • V4L with ieee1394 camcorders:
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