I was looking through the forums and found this thread about the Quick
Capture on the Gumstix. I'm trying to find a way to get an NTSC video
signal onto the gumstix, and thought that this might be a way of doing it.
Does anyone know what became of this project and whether anyone got the
quick capture interface to work succsesfully? Thanks.
> sault wrote:
>> Demetris Zavorotnichenko wrote:
>>> With this Patch set can I make the OV9650 camera work with Quick capture
>>> Linux 2.6.24 ?
>>> I really need to make this work.
>>>> Harry J Mason wrote:
>>>> I've revised the patches for 2.6.26 but have only just started testing
>>>> Connex seems to work but I haven't tested all the hardware yet. I'll
>>>> flash a
>>>> Verdex today to make sure it boots; if so I'll send the patches to
>>>> Steve so
>>>> other people can test them.
>> Harry, that's fantastic, can't wait to help testing and begin working on
>> Quick Capture again! So does Steve place the patches into the
>> OpenEmbedded distribution on gumstix SVN?
>> Demetris, it contains only the basics for using Quick Capture hardware to
>> grab frames with Video4Linux software. Currently the only camera chips
>> supported on Quick Capture in 2.6.26 are Micron MT9M001 and MT9V022, but
>> like I said I'll be writing a driver for an OmniVision very soon (OV7620
>> and possibly OV10620 if I can get my hands on one). If you haven't
>> already, follow
>> It compiles 2.6.21 but as soon as the patches are available we'll be able
>> to replace it with 2.6.26 :^)
> Did the verdex board boot up, Harry? I would love to be able to test out
> the 2.6.26 build to see how it goes. Same question as above though, will
> those patches just make their way to the OE svn?
> As for the driver development on the OmniVision sensors, I sent an email
> to them about the NDA and releasing drivers. Their response was "As long
> as the settings and the data sheet are not included or to be viewed by any
> customer, that should be ok". Seeing as all the settings are done through
> the SCCB (I2C) interface and are different for different applications
> anyway, I figure this means we can share the the driver information (minus
> I2C setup).
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