Fixed the Garden Webcam Connection

My NSLU2 garden webcam setup is working now with the original USB cable on the camera soldered together with an extra 3 m (10 ft) long USB extension cable. Now the link is stable and the data output is consistent:

$ v4l-info 

### video4linux device info [/dev/video0] ###
general info
    VIDIOCGCAP
    name                    : "OV511 USB Camera"
    type                    : 0x201 [CAPTURE,SUBCAPTURE]
    channels                : 1
    audios                  : 0
    maxwidth                : 640
    maxheight               : 480
    minwidth                : 64
    minheight               : 48

channels
    VIDIOCGCHAN(0)
    channel                 : 0
    name                    : "Camera"
    tuners                  : 0
    flags                   : 0x0 []
    type                    : CAMERA
    norm                    : 0

tuner
ioctl VIDIOCGTUNER: Invalid argument

audio
ioctl VIDIOCGAUDIO: Invalid argument

picture
    VIDIOCGPICT
    brightness              : 0
    hue                     : 30464
    colour                  : 40960
    contrast                : 0
    whiteness               : 26880
    depth                   : 12
    palette                 : YUV420

buffer
    VIDIOCGFBUF
    base                    : (nil)
    height                  : 0
    width                   : 0
    depth                   : 0
    bytesperline            : 0

window
    VIDIOCGWIN
    x                       : 0
    y                       : 0
    width                   : 640
    height                  : 480
    chromakey               : 0
    flags                   : 30

But I lost 3 m (10 ft) of length on the cable so I’ll have to move the garden webcam closer to the house to be able to reach the NSLU2.

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