[Ekiga-list] ekiga forgets video settings

Gunther Furtado gunzera0 at yahoo.com.br
Thu Sep 13 10:43:01 UTC 2007

Carsten Maass escreveu:
> Hello Gunther,
> Gunther Furtado schrieb:
>>>>>> Well, I am running ekiga on a Debian Lenny System with KDE 3.5 on an
>>>>>> Athlon XP 1.8MHz on a SiS board and a logitech quickcam express (QC-usb
>>>>>> driver). The settings I am trying to keep ar those under the video tab
>>>>>> (brightness, white balance, contrast and saturation) but every time I
>>>>>> switch off the web cam viewing those values are reset to default. Is
>>>>>> there a way to keep those?
>>>>> That's your driver that resets settings...
>>>> Is there a way around it? I could not make gspca driver to work with my webcam.
>>> Two ways :
>>> 1) First possibility  : fix the driver
>>> 2) Second possibility : save the settings and restore them through ekiga
>>> (you will need to contribute some code there)
>>> --
>> Sorry! I do not have the knowledge to try it, not even nearly. anybody else?
> there is a tool called qcset in the qc-usb-utils package. You can run it
> with the approprite parameters prior to starting ekiga.

You can also use the command:

$ qcset /dev/video1 keepsettings=y

and the values are stored

> Greetings,
> Carsten.

Gunther Furtado
gunzera0 at yahoo.com.br
Curitiba - PR - Brasil

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