Cylarcy
Posts: 11
Joined: Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:50 pm

Webcam Operation not permtted

Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:55 am

Hi all

i am trying to stream my webcam but im getting an error when i start ffmpeg

i followed this guide http://sirlagz.net/2012/08/04/how-to-st ... pberry-pi/

but when i try to run ffmpeg i am getting

/dev/video0: Operation not permitted

I tried changing the permissions using chmod 777 /dev/video0 again with the same errors

anybody can assist me with this?

thank you in advance

ski522
Posts: 394
Joined: Sun Sep 30, 2012 2:22 pm

Re: Webcam Operation not permtted

Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:31 pm

Make sure the username you are using is listed in the /etc/groups file. Otherwise it's possible you webcam is not being seen correctly by the PI.

Cylarcy
Posts: 11
Joined: Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:50 pm

Re: Webcam Operation not permtted

Sun Oct 07, 2012 1:04 pm

can you please elaborate a bit more since i am a newbie

under /etc i have group

can you please guide me exactly what to add here

thank you

miguel grande
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:04 pm

Re: Webcam Operation not permtted

Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:14 pm

Did you find a solution? I am having the same issue.

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