[lug] FireWire

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Fri Aug 2 07:27:13 MDT 2002

I bought a Firewire card from CompUSA for $30, and it's been working
fine in my Linux machine.  It was a CompUSA branded card.  It did come
with some Windows video editing software.  That got circular filed :-)

I have heard about Firewire <=> USB 2.0 gateways, but I wouldn't do
that.  If you need USB, just get a USB camera in the first place.

On Thu, 2002-08-01 at 23:11, Timothy C. Klein wrote:
> Hello all
> I am thinking about getting a camera that uses Firewire.  Assuming I can
> get the camera to work with Linux, anyone know of a cheap Firewire card
> that works with Linux?  Is there any way to convert Firewire signal to
> USB (with a loss of speed, of course, I don't mind that)?

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