Sony Vaio PictureBook Motion Eye Camera Driver
What is meye ?
The meye driver enable the use of video4linux compatible applications
with the Motion Eye camera. This driver requires the Sony Vaio
Programmable I/O Control Device driver (which can be found in the
"Character drivers" section of the kernel configuration utility) to be
compiled and installed (using its "camera=1" parameter).
Where I can download the driver ?
The driver was integrated in the official Linux kernel starting
with the 2.4.7 kernel, and the latest version is always found in
the latest kernel tree.
How can I configure the driver ?
Carefully read the file meye.txt which can be found in
the Documentation/video4linux directory of your kernel source tree.
A local copy of this file can be read here
for the 2.6 kernels and here for the
How can I capture video in compressed format or still pictures ?
The meye driver has the ability to grab ppm or jpg snapshots or
mjpeg hardware compressed video. You need to download motioneye
below in order to do that.
Last modified: Tue Jun 28 11:49:30 CEST 2005