Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Hans Petter has been working hard recently on webcamd, making Linux webcam drivers work on FreeBSD.
Webcamd is a port of Video4Linux USB webcam drivers into userspace. It is a 500KiloByte daemon that enables use of hundreds of different USB based webcam devices under the FreeBSD-8/9 operating system. The webcam daemon is basically an application which is a port of Video4Linux USB webcam drivers into userspace on FreeBSD. The daemon currently depends on libc, pthreads, libusb and the VIDEO4BSD kernel module.