[Mageia-discuss] TV Card and Web camera confusion

Renaud MICHEL r.h.michel+mageia at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 17:40:38 CEST 2011

On dimanche 16 octobre 2011 at 17:16, Marc Paré wrote :
> Le 2011-10-14 11:52, Renaud MICHEL a écrit :
> > Actually, I see in /lib/udev/rules.d a file 60-persistent-v4l.rules, so
> > it seems there is already something to write persistent rules for
> > video devices.
> > If I understand it correctly, it should generate symlinks in
> > /dev/v4l/by-id and /dev/v4l/by-path, so maybe you should use those
> > links which are supposed to always point to the same device regardless
> > of its actual numbering.
> I am not knowledgeable on how to do this. Is there a way that you could
> write the steps on how to work it out?

Not really, I don't know much about udev either.
Do you have any symlink in /dev/v4l?

Renaud Michel

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