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Old 06-24-2017, 10:30 PM   #1
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Raspberry Pi camera (Picam) - How do you use this thing?


Can anyone clue me in on how to get the Raspberry Pi camera (Picam) to work under SlackwareARM? (Rasperry Pi 3)

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Old 06-25-2017, 02:17 PM   #2
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maybe here? to get started

plug in the cam, what sort of log messages come out?

I have rpi3b using slackware current from here.

I use mjpg streamer with a webcam.

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Old 06-30-2017, 02:56 AM   #3
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When it's plugged in, nothing comes up. I suspect (now) that my picam is bad...
 
Old 07-06-2017, 03:29 AM   #4
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Those ribbon plugs might be tricky: tried every (sane) way to fit the ribbon firmly in?
 
Old 08-31-2017, 06:34 PM   #5
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@arfon

I was considering buying one of those Raspberry Cameras myself some time ago, but due to the price/quality I choose normal USB cameras.

I'm not sure what your problem actually is but I suppose you haven't enabled that camera in /boot/config.txt

Here are some hints I collected a while ago:

https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/v...65696&p=495332
https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.co...g-raspi-config
https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/v...ic.php?t=62364

And, this one might be also of interest:
https://github.com/iizukanao/picam
 
Old 10-01-2017, 02:30 AM   #6
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build the packages, wxcam or guvcview good applications
 
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