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by BerryPicker
Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How to use the Raspberry Pi as a camcorder
Replies: 3
Views: 1972

Re: How to use the Raspberry Pi as a camcorder

On further investigation the button on my webcam seems only to create an event when the camera is in use (i.e. the LED is on). Running Xev (found under other in LXDE menu) the following press and release events are recorded. KeyPress event, serial 43, synthetic NO, window 0x1a00001, root 0x43, subw ...
by BerryPicker
Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How to use the Raspberry Pi as a camcorder
Replies: 3
Views: 1972

Re: How to use the Raspberry Pi as a camcorder

Any help with ... how to set up the button would be greatly appreciated. Looking in /var/log/Xorg.0.log I find that my webcam button is recognised as a keyboard. [ 110.085] (II) config/udev: Adding input device UVC Camera (046d:0991) (/dev/input/event3) [ 110.086] (**) UVC Camera (046d:0991): Apply...
by BerryPicker
Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: dmesg says mmc0: missed completion of cmd 18 DMA
Replies: 1
Views: 1138

dmesg says mmc0: missed completion of cmd 18 DMA

This is a typical extract from dmesg :o . [ 21.167677] mmc0: missed completion of cmd 18 DMA (512/512 [1]/[1]) - ignoring it [ 21.182824] mmc0: DMA IRQ 6 ignored - results were reset [ 21.196982] mmc0: missed completion of cmd 18 DMA (512/512 [1]/[1]) - ignoring it [ 21.212187] mmc0: DMA IRQ 6 ignor...
by BerryPicker
Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Logitech C920/H264 and Raspberry Pi
Replies: 7
Views: 23168

Re: Logitech C920/H264 and Raspberry Pi

The USB controller is an IP core from Synopsys. The driver code is obviouslys also provided by Synopsys. No chance to understand it without a detailed USB controller spec. which is not publicly available. I came across the following item in which Hans Petter Selasky suggests that documentation is a...
by BerryPicker
Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Webcam myopia
Replies: 8
Views: 2934

Re: Webcam myopia

churchill wrote:I made the "refocus" of my webcam and now is a little better.
I'd say that was a lot better.
Could you use uvcdynctrl, or did you have to disassemble the camera?
by BerryPicker
Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:09 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: [Tutorial] Show RPI's Temperature with a command.
Replies: 71
Views: 569054

Re: [Tutorial] Show RPI's Temperature with a command.

With the 2013-02-09 raspbian distribution the command and response is /opt/vc/bin/vcgencmd measure_temp /opt/vc/bin/vcgencmd: error while loading shared libraries: libvcos.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory For information on this see: Bug 15006 - Libraries in ld.so.cache ...
by BerryPicker
Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Logitech C615 webcam fails
Replies: 3
Views: 2247

Re: Logitech C615 webcam fails

every time I run lsusb a new burst of (around 4) frames is returned I see the same behaviour, but with a Logitech Quickam Pro for Notebooks and the latest Raspbian. You might try increasing the picture size and framerate, as it seems that the harder the pi is made to work, the more frames actually ...
by BerryPicker
Thu Feb 21, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: USB/serial converters (not very) broken on Pi
Replies: 162
Views: 110562

Re: USB/serial converters very broken on Pi

It seems that dwc documentation about internal register is not publicly available then it will be hard to find a solution. Please excuse me if this post is out of place, most of the discussion is well above my head, but I came across the following item in which Hans Petter Selasky suggests that doc...
by BerryPicker
Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: USB redux
Replies: 514
Views: 203810

Re: USB redux

Webcam works better with USB or LAN activity. These are the symptoms I'm experiencing. Without a LAN (wired) network , guvcview shows only an initial static picture, but: - jerky moving pictures can be seen when the mouse is raced across the guvcview control panel and - a short bust of jerky moving...
by BerryPicker
Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Webcam myopia
Replies: 8
Views: 2934

Re: Webcam myopia

Any idea to correct this, or it's only due to the (bad) camera quality ? To me your full size images don't look bad. But if you wanted to experiment, there's this how to; not for your camera, but one like it. Alternatively, if you get a camera with a focus control, you can adjust it from your pi wi...
by BerryPicker
Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:23 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Showing webcam feeds
Replies: 18
Views: 4922

Re: Showing webcam feeds

The latest omxplayer has MJPEG acceleration Having set a server to stream MJPEG from a webcam with MJPG-streamer, on the same pi (different terminal) I tried omxplayer http://raspberrypi:8080/?action=stream but it did not show a picture. Is there a particular option, resolution or framerate needed ...
by BerryPicker
Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Streaming Video Freezes (mjpg-streamer/gstreamer)
Replies: 2
Views: 7431

Re: Streaming Video Freezes (mjpg-streamer/gstreamer)

Firstly, I used mjpg-streamer, and everything was just fine (320x240, ~1 sec latency). There's another thread, albeit for MJPEG streams, which might help http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?p=286442#p286442 For me, using the latest 2013-02-19 image, and with MJPEG from the camera, the b...
by BerryPicker
Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Debian key AED4B06F473041FA missing in official 2013-02-09?
Replies: 4
Views: 993

Re: Debian key AED4B06F473041FA missing in official 2013-02-

rpiguy wrote:Can anyone else test and confirm this problem exists in the official image?
I ran your test after creating my new image (a few days ago now). The result was as expected. No problem and nothing added.
by BerryPicker
Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Omxplayer massive cock up
Replies: 12
Views: 3073

Re: Omxplayer massive cock up

JollyRoger wrote: ... ( unless it gets fixed by the developer at some point ).
Thanks for the 'how to'. It looks like the black screen was fixed on 14/02/13. See the build information at http://omxplayer.sconde.net/

P.S. This build now plays MJPEG video. Nice work!
by BerryPicker
Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: .xsession-errors file grows
Replies: 2
Views: 1187

Re: .xsession-errors file grows

This file also grows with the 2013-02-09 recommended image. ** (lxsession-logout:2494): WARNING **: dbus-interface.c:94: DBUS: The name org.freedesktop.UPower was not provided by any .service files ** (lxsession-logout:2494): WARNING **: dbus-interface.c:94: DBUS: The name org.freedesktop.UPower was...
by BerryPicker
Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Debian
Topic: Help test the next Debian image (wheezy)
Replies: 443
Views: 134221

Re: Help test the next Debian image (wheezy)

re: Openbox Message: Unable to find a valid menu file "/usr/share/lxde/openbox/menu.xml" This message still occurs with the 2013-02-09 image. To make it go away: - create the folder "/usr/share/lxde/openbox" - copy to this folder the file "menu.xml" from "/etc/xdg/openbox/menu.xml" Tip: to clear th...
by BerryPicker
Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Midori (2013-02-19 image) freezes on Google
Replies: 1
Views: 461

Midori (2013-02-19 image) freezes on Google

When using the recent 2013-02-19 raspbian image and its Midori to access the Google Search page (http://www.google.co.uk), the valentine picture shows, but there's no cursor in the search box, and the CPU remains at 100%. I didn't have this problem yesterday, and my earlier raspbian images on other ...
by BerryPicker
Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Omxplayer massive cock up
Replies: 12
Views: 3073

Re: Omxplayer massive cock up

... I had no idea that firmware was updated independently. My understanding is that the firmware can be updated independently. The wiki says " For Raspbian the latest stable release is included in the image and can be updated with apt-get The latest bleeding edge version can be downloaded from the ...
by BerryPicker
Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Background image
Replies: 5
Views: 1603

Re: Background image

CleoQc wrote:... but the new menu does not give me the option of changing the background image, and I would like my raspberry back. :(
Should you be again in this situation, there's a quicker recovery in my post
http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 00#p223000
by BerryPicker
Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How can I setup my ethernet?
Replies: 4
Views: 944

Re: How can I setup my ethernet?

Lukez88 wrote:Nothing happened
This is normal. It's probably best to plug in your ethernet with the power off. Then, when you power up, you'll see the pi's ethernet address just before the login request.
by BerryPicker
Mon Jan 14, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: XMBC, WDS and much more ...
Replies: 2
Views: 1622

Re: XMBC, WDS and much more ...

Any ideas how I can solve this? I use a 'TP-LINK 150Mbit/s Wireless N Access Point' in the TV room. It connects to the router wireless, and to the Pi with an ethernet cable, so you can position it where the signal is strongest. As it has a 5dBi wi-fi aerial, it can work in places where a wi-fi dong...
by BerryPicker
Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: tkinter toy - a plaything.
Replies: 1
Views: 724

tkinter toy - a plaything.

Just for fun, and as a learning exercise, I've put together these few lines of code which can be run with python3. # using tkinter's Scale and Canvas widgets import tkinter as tk class ScaleSliderDemo(tk.Frame): def __init__(self, parent=tk.Tk()): tk.Frame.__init__(self, parent) self.pack() tk.Label...
by BerryPicker
Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Amixer doesn't change volume
Replies: 7
Views: 14459

Re: Amixer doesn't change volume

Are you sure that you have a control = Master0 with contents = XY.
Maybe try amixer sget <control><contents> to check it is present.
by BerryPicker
Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How should I do # make install
Replies: 5
Views: 6753

Re: How should I do # make install

Thanks for all the help. It's my first attempt at using git, and I hadn't realised the all the steps needed. First to use the command git clone to download a new folder with all the needed files to a pre-chosen present working directory , then to change the present working directory to that of the n...
by BerryPicker
Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How should I do # make install
Replies: 5
Views: 6753

How should I do # make install

I am wanting to try ssterm. Following the instructions here: https://github.com/vsergeev/ssterm When I do: [email protected]:/home/pi# make install I get: make: *** No rule to make target `install'. Stop. Somehow I feel I should be letting my Pi know what it is I'm wanting to install. Please can a kn...

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