[Digikam-users] unable to transfer fotos from camera :-/
pjvenda at pjvenda.org
Sun Oct 15 21:59:40 BST 2006
On Tuesday 10 October 2006 21:43, Pedro Venda wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 October 2006 19:59, Duncan Hill wrote:
> > Pedro Venda wrote:
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > I'm just asking for a little help debugging a very annoying problem I'm
> > > having now...
> > > Digikam refuses to transfer photos from my camera. While everything
> > > just worked very well, after some serious system updates (gentoo, you
> > > know...) now it just insists that it was unable to connect to the
> > > camera.
> > >
> > > It behaves exactly as if no camera was connected. I've tried
> > > recompiling and nothing changed. I've also tried running digikam as
> > > root and it works!
> > If it works as root, but not as a user, it's liable to be permission
> > issues in the USB hotplugging system.
> yes, that seems highly probable, but I'm having a hard time tracking it
> down. I'll make a couple more attempts tomorrow.
I've partially sorted it out. It has to do with udev and libgphoto2: exporting
USB_DEVFS_PATH=/proc/bus/usb fixes the problem.
There is a bug report about this in the gentoo bugzilla:
According to the gentoo people, this is not a permanent fix.
Pedro João Lopes Venda
email: pjvenda at pjvenda org
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