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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

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