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Re: saa7134 surveillance




Hi,

Am Dienstag, den 02.06.2009, 00:53 +0200 schrieb S P:
> 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

that won't help.

We had always support for at least eight saa713x chips.

Do you have four such chips on the board or eight?

Cheers,
Hermann


> 2009/6/1 Håkon Alstadheim <hakon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> > S P wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi!
> >> 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
> > 47 35 39 38
> >
> >
> >
> > --


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