Re: multiple webcams via one linux box
At 18:00 23/08/2002 +0200, Nicolas Bougues wrote:
On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 10:06:40AM -0500, Bernie Berg wrote:
> Hi, I have a project that could potentialy have 85 webcams. The easy
> thing to do would be to use an Axis network camera and just link to its
> own webserver from my linux web server (or whatever). But these run
> about 300 bucks, that would be about 25 grand for 85 cams. X10 on the
> other hand (I hate their website, it looks like to is from 1994), has
> much cheaper cameras, and they are wireless. You can get a usb adabpter
> to input them into a computer. Ummm, anyone have luck linking 85 usb
> webcams into one linux box? Anyother sugestions?
USB can't have more than 63 devices per bus.
FYI 127 is the max for USB, 63 is for Firewire