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Run ift-extract in OnWorks free hosting provider over Ubuntu Online, Fedora Online, Windows online emulator or MAC OS online emulator

This is the command ift-extract that can be run in the OnWorks free hosting provider using one of our multiple free online workstations such as Ubuntu Online, Fedora Online, Windows online emulator or MAC OS online emulator

PROGRAM:

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ift-extract.info - ift-extract.info

Built-in iSight firmware extractor and patcher


ift-extract extract the Built-in iSight firmware from Apple driver and patch it to avoid
some bugs in it. The firmware is then ready to get loaded into the chip using ift-load.

* Menu:

Finding the Apple driver: see "Driver"

Command line options: see "Options"

See also "Copying"

1 Finding the Apple driver
ift-extract extract Built-in iSight firmware from Apple iSight driver. This driver is
located at
/System/Library/Extensions/IOUSBFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleUSBVideoSupport.kext/Contents/MacOS/AppleUSBVideoSupport
on your Mac OS X root partition.

There is several version of this driver depending on driver version or host architecture
(PowerPC or x86). Thus, ift-extract must determine know the variant of the driver in order
to properly extract the firmware.

Any AppleUSBVideoSupport file starting with those shipped with iMac G5 iSight must work.
If not, please report unknown AppleUSBVideoSupport at bugreport mail address with machine
type and OS X version.

2 Command line options
`-a' `--apple-driver' Apple driver filename where to extract the firmware.

`-d' `--output-directory' The directory where to output the firmware. Defaults to
/lib/firmware.

`-f' `--output-filename' The output firmware name. Defaults to isight.fw

`-?' `--help' Shows option help and quit.

Since ift-extract defaults to output the firmware to /lib/firmware/isight.fw, ensure you
have the right to do so.

3 Copying
isight-firmware-tools is a project developped by A~Xtienne Bersac based on the work of
Ronald S. Bultje, Johannes Berg and Ivan N. Zlatev.

This manual has been written by A~Xtienne Bersac.

Copyright (C) 2007 A~Xtienne Bersac <bersace@gmail.com>

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