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NAME

macbook-isight-firmware-loader − loads iSight firmware from Mac OS X driver

SYNOPSIS

macbook-isight-firmare-loader Mac OS X driver file

DESCRIPTION

This command will take the driver file from Mac OS X and extract the firmware, and load the data into USB iSight device which is found in MacBooks.

Driver is usually found in /System/Library/Extensions/IOUSBFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleUSBVideoSupport.kext/Contents/MacOS/AppleUSBVideoSupport and the firmware should be loaded before loading uvcvideo module.

example

macbook-isight-firmware-loader
/System/Library/Extensions/IOUSBFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleUSBVideoSupport.kext/Contents/MacOS/AppleUSBVideoSupport

load firmware

modprobe uvcvideo

load USB video class driver

gst-launch v4l2src use-fixed-fps=false !
video/x-raw-yuv,format=‹urccUYVY,width=320,height=240 !
ffmpegcolorspace ! ximagesink

run gstreamer

Author

Written by Ronald S. Bultje. This manual page contributed for Debian by Junichi Uekawa <dancer [AT] debian.org>, but may be used for others.

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