V4L IEEE1394 devices

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The [[Development:_Video4Linux_APIs|V4L API]] in itself does not support any [[FireWire]] devices.  However, in the case of some devices, V4L applications can obtain access to video via Firewire.
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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.
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==via Loopback==
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== via Loopback ==
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* V4L with Firewire camcorders:  
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* V4L with ieee1394 camcorders:  
** using DV4Linux's [http://dv4l.berlios.de dv4l]
** using DV4Linux's [http://dv4l.berlios.de dv4l]
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** using dvgrab and [http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/Dv2Vloopback dv2vloopback]
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** using [http://www.kinodv.org/ dvgrab] and [http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/Dv2Vloopback dv2vloopback]
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* V4L with IEEE1394 cameras:  
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* V4L with ieee1394 cameras:  
** using [http://damien.douxchamps.net/ieee1394/coriander/index.php Coriander]  
** using [http://damien.douxchamps.net/ieee1394/coriander/index.php Coriander]  
== via LD_PRELOAD==
== via LD_PRELOAD==
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* V4L with Firewire camcorders:
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* V4L with ieee1394 camcorders:
** using DV4Linux's [http://dv4l.berlios.de dv4lstart]
** using DV4Linux's [http://dv4l.berlios.de dv4lstart]
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[[Category:IEEE1394]]

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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