Motion - Bug Report 2013x 06x 10x 183823

BUG: "compatible palette" error until fswebcam runs before Motion

Hello, Using certain webcams (Logitech C310, Logitech C110), I get this error if I run Motion after a reboot.

However, the weird thing is this error doesn't come up if I run fswebcam BEFORE I run Motion. It's as if "fswebcam" will prime Motion to work correctly like it should.

People on other forums seem to know this is a problem. Some people write scripts to run "fswebcam" before running "Motion".

It would be nice to fix this, so I don't have to buy new webcams smile

Thanks, Eric

[1] VIDIOC_TRY_FMT failed for format YUYV: Input/output error
[1] Unable to find a compatible palette format.
[1] ioctl (VIDIOCGCAP): Invalid argument
[1] Could not fetch initial image from camera


Motion version: 3.2.12
ffmpeg version:  
Shared libraries: ffmpeg, mysql, postgresql
Server OS: ArchLinux
-- EricRead - 10 Jun 2013

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TopicTitle "compatible palette" error until fswebcam runs before Motion
BugStatus New
SubmittedBy EricRead
Topic revision: r1 - 10 Jun 2013, EricRead
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