LinuxQuestions.org
Did you know LQ has a Linux Hardware Compatibility List?
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-15-2005, 11:01 AM   #1
foodhater
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Vector 5.9
Posts: 89

Rep: Reputation: 15
Problem: "Cannnot connect to /dev/video0/"


My webcam (Creative Cam 2 I think its called) has its little green light on which means to me that the modules are loaded. The problem is that when I open up xawtv I get this:

[root@inchair]# xawtv
This is xawtv-3.94, running on Linux/i686 (2.6.11-6mdksmp)
can't open /dev/video0: No such device
v4l-conf had some trouble, trying to continue anyway
v4l2: open /dev/video0: No such device
v4l2: open /dev/video0: No such device
v4l: open /dev/video0: No such device
no video grabber device available

When I open Camorama I get this message:
Error (camorama)
Could not connect to video device (/dev/video0/).
Please check connection.

When I do a “mount /dev/video0/”
I get this:
mount: can't find /dev/v4l/video0 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab

Another problem I'm having is that my nics (eth0 and eth1) don't work unless I activate them after boot but that may be another problem for another time.

Thanks

This is a copy of my /etc/fstab/:

# This file is edited by fstab-sync - see 'man fstab-sync' for details
/dev/hdb1 / ext3 defaults 1 1
/dev/hdb6 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hda /mnt/cdrom iso9660 user,iocharset=iso8859-1,noauto,ro,exec 0 0
none /mnt/floppy supermount dev=/dev/fd0,fs=ext2:vfat,--,umask=0022,iocharset=iso8859-1,sync,codepage=850 0 0
/dev/hdd1 /mnt/windows ntfs umask=0022,nls=iso8859-1,ro 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/hdb5 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/sda /mnt/floppy1 auto pamconsole,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
 
Old 05-15-2005, 11:04 AM   #2
foodhater
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Vector 5.9
Posts: 89

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
I tried to post the output from dmesg but I get this error:

You have included too many images in your signature or in your previous post. Please go back and correct the problem and then continue again.

Images include use of smilies, the vB code [img] tag and HTML <img> tags. The use of these is all subject to them being enabled by the administrator.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
lilo says, "L 01 01 01" and fdisk says, "Unable to seek on /dev/hda1" clausawits Linux - General 3 12-31-2007 09:33 PM
Cannnot connect to /dev/video0/ foodhater Mandriva 3 05-20-2005 04:49 AM
/sbin/adsl-start: line 215: 5543 Terminated $CONNECT "$@" >/dev/null 2> ciberrust Linux - Hardware 3 03-27-2005 10:38 AM
V4L: "cat /dev/video0: no such device"; to be sure not supported? jago25_98 Linux - Hardware 1 01-27-2005 04:04 PM
gnomemeeting crashed, now i got "video0: Device or resource busy" B sirpelidor Linux - Hardware 0 01-10-2005 03:02 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:35 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration