Parrot Sequoia, Resource busy using Raspberry Pi


Hi I tried to us the python library from Raspberry pi and the following error is showed.
What could be happend?

Thank you in advances.

from ptpy import PTPy
camera = PTPy()
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “”, line 1, in
File “ptpy/”, line 72, in new
plain_camera = plain(device)
File “ptpy/transports/”, line 116, in init
usb.util.claim_interface(self.__dev, self.__intf)
File “build/bdist.linux-armv7l/egg/usb/”, line 205, in claim_interface
File “build/bdist.linux-armv7l/egg/usb/”, line 102, in wrapper
File “build/bdist.linux-armv7l/egg/usb/”, line 167, in managed_claim_interface
File “build/bdist.linux-armv7l/egg/usb/backend/”, line 811, in claim_interface
File “build/bdist.linux-armv7l/egg/usb/backend/”, line 595, in _check
usb.core.USBError: [Errno 16] Resource busy


Hi @Caleb,

This happens if there is some other process that has claimed the USB device.
For PTP in Linux it is best to turn off automatic file-system mounting of cameras, as these use the PTP interface through libgphoto2.

For PTPy specific questions please use its GitHub repository.