The hotplug thing is nothing important.
Recompiled my 2.4.17 kernel with proc usb fs support and installed
gphoto2, i'm getting your pictures right now :)
See log below :
tux3:~/canon# gphoto2 -p 33-34 (images taken in the office)
Status: Initializing 'Canon PowerShot A20'...
Status: Listing files in '/'...
Status: Detected a Powershot A20
Files in /:
Status: Getting 'IMG_0194.JPG' from folder '/'...
On Thu, 2002-02-07 at 16:16, John P. Looney wrote:
> I'm trying to get my USB camera working The Right Way. Yeah, I've gotten
> gphoto2 and gtkam to talk to it. But, now I want to play with hotplug.
>> I'm confused. I did a 'gphoto2 --print-usb-usermap' and it printed gob
> loads of stuff. The following line looked right;
>> usbcam 0x0000 0x04a9 0x304e 0x0000 0x0000 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00000000
>> as the kernel usually prints;
>> Feb 7 16:07:57 bartender kernel: hub.c: USB new device connect on bus2/2, assigned device number 18
> Feb 7 16:07:57 bartender kernel: usb.c: USB device 18 (vend/prod 0x4a9/0x304e) is not claimed by any active driver.
> Feb 7 16:07:57 bartender /etc/hotplug/usb.agent: ... no modules for USB product 4a9/304e/1
>> when I plug it in. But, nothing happens any differently, despite
> assurances from /etc/hotplug/usb/usbcam that all I needed to do was:
>> # Note that for this script to work, you'll need all of the following:
> # a) a line in the file /etc/hotplug/usermap that corresponds to the
> # camera you are using. You can get the correct lines for all cameras
> # supported by gphoto2 by running "gphoto2 --print-usb-usermap".
> # b) a setup using pam_console that chown's /dev/console to the
> # user currently using the "console"
> # c) a Linux kernel supporting hotplug and usbdevfs
> # d) the hotplug package (http://linux-hotplug.sourceforge.net/)
>> And, hey...that's what I've done. Anyone got this working, and could they
> send me a few pointers ?
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