[sane-devel] Can't access bttv card

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Mon, 19 Aug 2002 23:49:27 +0200


On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 09:23:01PM +0100, Matt Buckland wrote:
> I'm trying to access my bttv card across a network, however I cannot
> even make sane-find-scanner find it on the computer to which it is
> attached, even when running it as root.

That's the expected behaviour. sane-find-scanner finds only scanners,
not video cards or any other hardware. Have a look at its manpage and
output for details.

> I know that the card works because I can run xawtv and get a picture.

Does scanimage -L show your v4l device?