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+W9966 Camera driver, written by Jakob Kemi (
+After a lot of work in softice & wdasm, reading .pdf-files and tiresome
+trial-and-error work I've finally got everything to work. I needed vision for a
+robotics project so I borrowed this camera from a friend and started hacking.
+Anyway I've converted my original code from the AVR 8bit RISC C/ASM code into
+a working Linux driver.
+To get it working simply configure your kernel to support
+parport, ieee1284, video4linux and w9966
+If w9966 is statically linked it will always perform aggressive probing for
+the camera. If built as a module you'll have more configuration options.
+ modprobe w9966.o pardev=parport0(or whatever) parmode=0 (0=auto, 1=ecp, 2=epp)
+you can also type 'modinfo -p w9966.o' for option usage
+(or checkout w9966.c)
+The only thing to keep in mind is that the image format is in Y-U-Y-V format
+where every two pixels take 4 bytes. In SDL ( this format
+is called VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV422 (16 bpp).
+A minimal test application (with source) is available from:
+The slow framerate is due to missing DMA ECP read support in the
+parport drivers. I might add working EPP support later.
+Good luck!
+ /Jakob Kemi