Re: saa7134 surveillance
- Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 00:53:55 +0200
- From: S P <xmisterhu@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: saa7134 surveillance
I have 2.6.28 version kernel(The default with ubuntu jaunty). But I
had checked the documentation of 2.6.29 and saw that the v4l framework
redesinged a bit...so I have to compile the 2.6.29 kernel to see all
the cameras? Nice...but I will try.
Anyway: Thanks for the reply!
Regards, Peter Sarkozi
2009/6/1 Håkon Alstadheim <hakon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> S P wrote:
>> I have a surveillance card with saa7134 chips. It should be able to
>> see 8 cameras at a time, but there is only 4 video devices in /dev of
>> this card.
>> These devices are working fine, each device's channel 0(there isn't
>> any other channel of these devices) is an input for a camera.
>> So, how could I manage it to be 8 devices?
> Kernel-version ? Newer kernels allow you to set v4l subsystem to "allocate
> minor device numbers dynamically". This is supposed to allow more than 4
> devices on a single card, according to the help-text of the 2.6.29 kernel I
> just compiled.
> Caveat: All this is from memory, ~24hours old.
> Håkon Alstadheim
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