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Bug Reports

The page includes historic bug reports. It is not to be used for reporting any new bugs. New issues should be reported via the github home or reported, discussed and validated on the Motion user mailing list.

New Bugs

Not yet assigned to anyone.

Headline Submitted By Age Last Change
compiling error with latest ffmpeg on raspberrypi MarcoBernardi 2274 11 Sep 2016 - 14:57
MarcoBernardi
mask image ignored or wrong setup? WolframFischer 2297 21 Aug 2016 - 15:09
WolframFischer
Unable to run python script on_motion* etc... Main.turboy 2354 23 Jun 2016 - 14:22
SimoneRiccardi
Unknown config option for Database options WikiGuest 2390 18 May 2016 - 19:06
VictorO
Problem installing motion WikiGuest 2481 17 Feb 2016 - 16:45
NicoBoileau
Libavformat53 error, not found WikiGuest 2487 12 Feb 2016 - 00:35
RovilsonFMartins
Can't compile with V4L2 Allan Bogh 2514 17 Jan 2016 - 10:48
AllanBogh
Skip corrupted jpeg frame MaurizioA 2540 20 Dec 2015 - 16:18
MaurizioA
Recording timelapse video no longer working StefanBruda 3434 22 Nov 2015 - 18:49
MrDave
Still detecting motion even with "output_normal off" HenkVanHeuveln 2586 22 Nov 2015 - 17:38
MrDave
Captured images are broken if their size is more than 1MB KonstantinSokolov 2597 24 Oct 2015 - 20:38
KonstantinSokolov
logrotate crash HarlanDaneker 2598 23 Oct 2015 - 20:01
HarlanDaneker
segfault in pthread_getspecific() on musl based system WikiGuest 2621 30 Sep 2015 - 20:42
DaveFlogeras
Motion does not work with Chrome DavidRadin 3322 19 Aug 2015 - 17:16
MiKn
event_on_start not working StephenCook 2683 30 Jul 2015 - 23:51
StephenCook
Threads dying randomly, just like BugReport2006x04x07x164654 HolgerJakobs 2818 17 Mar 2015 - 18:23
HolgerJakobs
Memory usage of motion is extremly high if Netcam is in use - Raspberry Pi 512MB WikiGuest 2915 10 Dec 2014 - 21:34
ChristopherStein
Fix for mem leak in read_rtsp_image() ChristopheGRENIER 2916 10 Dec 2014 - 10:31
ChristopheGRENIER
height (1080) is not modulo 16 3.2.12: with 1920 x 1080 GeneC 2921 05 Dec 2014 - 23:36
GeneC
Libjpeg Crash during conversion (YUV420 to JPEG) GiovanniLicata 3014 10 Nov 2014 - 15:41
GiovanniLicata
Multiple Vulnerabilities RvH 3559 10 Oct 2014 - 19:19
MrDave
* Error in `motion': free(): invalid size: 0x00007f960000dc60 * QwazwsxQwazwsx 2995 10 Oct 2014 - 19:00
MrDave
I have problem "netcam_output_message: Invalid SOS parameters for sequential JPEG" WikiGuest 3004 12 Sep 2014 - 12:09
AndrianAndrian
Killing motion makes webcam light stuck to on and device becomes unusable DanielSohn 3064 15 Jul 2014 - 03:38
DanielSohn
Higher 'gap' values in motion.conf break the framerate of the first event movie SimonLemarchand 3133 06 May 2014 - 17:20
SimonLemarchand
Several Instances of Memory leaks NicoleBruck 3139 01 May 2014 - 00:32
NicoleBruck
Recorded Video doesn't play JackYellow 3139 01 May 2014 - 00:20
JackYellow44
Compilation fails at video2.c on Raspberry Pi MartinGogo 3144 26 Apr 2014 - 09:25
MartinGogo
Motion with 2 cameras, only one works bomberb17 3160 09 Apr 2014 - 19:43
PanosXatzi
error: ‘VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P’ undeclared Main.Drootnar 3209 20 Feb 2014 - 09:29
DrootnarDrootnar
(PATCH) Handling of bad MJPEG/JPEG data JonGuess 3727 17 Feb 2014 - 06:36
KeithWillis
netcam with host and port does'nt works with proxy GVautier 3217 11 Feb 2014 - 15:02
GillesVautier
Ignore bad frames OERNiiB 3232 28 Jan 2014 - 08:50
OERNiiB
CPU load is not effected if motion detection is paused MaartenOll 3343 08 Oct 2013 - 13:45
MaartenOll
setting minimum_motion_frame to 1 stops image output until restart WilliamPhelps 3353 28 Sep 2013 - 18:24
WilliamPhelps
Mpeg4 video format doesn't work for HTML5 video PedroCorteReal 3401 11 Aug 2013 - 16:29
PedroCorteReal
Error with Threads LuanCasagrande 3410 02 Aug 2013 - 22:32
LuanCasagrande
"Motion thread 1 restart" when running as service JohnMiller 3422 21 Jul 2013 - 17:59
JohnMiller
No rollover if target file size is limited KlausMueller 3446 27 Jun 2013 - 20:20
KlausMueller
"compatible palette" error until fswebcam runs before Motion EricRead 3463 10 Jun 2013 - 18:45
EricRead
Autofocus cameras garbage MustaiMustai 3469 05 Jun 2013 - 03:33
MustaiMustai
mjpg-streaming broken with motion 3.2.12 WikiGuest 3498 07 May 2013 - 11:03
TomHinkle
Motion can't start X Display Applications ("on_event_start") in Daemon mode Main.Yusuf 3535 31 Mar 2013 - 06:51
YusufGungor
Unable to find a compatible palette format. PawelGrzes 3545 20 Mar 2013 - 14:38
PawelGrzes
vloopback_motion.c compile fails NormDePlume 3789 12 Mar 2013 - 16:12
RkaneKnight
8bit Greyscale support missing for uvcvideo device CavaC 3578 15 Feb 2013 - 19:57
CavaC
Errors at make (git version) IboS 3589 05 Feb 2013 - 02:47
IboS
Motion dies after going into daemon mode DazzConway 3607 29 Jan 2013 - 22:09
DazzConway
With two web cams conencted the pictures are mixed together in recordings IainMcFarlane 4180 25 Jan 2013 - 01:43
DazzConway
FLV generated movie files play too fast WikiGuest 3629 27 Dec 2012 - 05:16
OlegRakh
Dual webcam problem on Raspberry Pi WikiGuest 3643 12 Dec 2012 - 16:45
EnricoS
Segmentation fault with iViewHD net camera RzTen1 3664 21 Nov 2012 - 23:05
RzTen1
movie_filename unknown if no ffmpeg YoupMol 3681 05 Nov 2012 - 06:55
YoupMol
Filenames vs displaytime YoupMol 3683 03 Nov 2012 - 09:08
YoupMol
Make fails on file vloopback_motion.c SteveGee 3688 28 Oct 2012 - 21:04
SteveGee
recording fps rate : notice and fix (motion-3.2.12-trunk.r557) BernieK 3696 20 Oct 2012 - 17:17
BernieK
internet conflict with motion. WikiGuest 3700 16 Oct 2012 - 21:07
EdwinKribbs
Cannot compile any version. AndAnd 3738 08 Sep 2012 - 21:04
AndAnd
aera_detect not working at all BeBlochl 3795 19 Aug 2012 - 19:57
BeBlochl
Recent update of ports on FreeBSD = no more working motion WikiGuest 3782 27 Jul 2012 - 02:43
TisugolTisugol
Two USB cams on reporting to same Motion WikiGuest 4299 04 Mar 2012 - 19:29
GillesLatulipe
zero-copy mode of vloopback module on Linux kernel >2.6.32 RaulFajardo 4234 02 May 2011 - 09:09
RaulFajardo
Motion stops recording (but keeps running) WikiGuest 4328 28 Jan 2011 - 08:05
KetilMalde
Motion will crash when attempting to add a thread via the HTTP API. WikiGuest 4359 27 Dec 2010 - 18:26
KyleHotchkiss
motion ignores framerate and minimum_frame_time settings in Debian WikiGuest 4404 13 Nov 2010 - 05:10
JuanAnguloMoreno
Problem with "grey" video from motion AndreyChayka 4447 01 Oct 2010 - 11:08
AndreyChayka
/dev/cxm0 DarrenJohnston 4533 06 Jul 2010 - 23:55
DarrenJohnston
Auto brightness oscillates wildly RobertHancock 4971 25 Apr 2009 - 02:25
RobertHancock
on_camera_lost not triggered if video_pipe doesn't work for any reason. RomanGaufman 5008 03 Apr 2009 - 14:43
RomanGaufman
Motion failed to close motion-stream listen socket after a month of running RomanGaufman 4995 31 Mar 2009 - 15:16
RomanGaufman
Number of topics: 70

Assigned Bugs

Assigned to someone - feel free to help resolving it anyway.

Headline Submitted By Age Last Change Assigned To
Quantization table 0x00 was not defined AlexeyRod 4181 05 Sep 2012 - 23:21
LuisFernandoMita
AngelCarpintero
Video loopback broken with kernels 2.6.38 and above WikiGuest 4161 29 Oct 2011 - 02:36
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
netcam_next called with non data in buffer NicolaM 5021 04 Jan 2010 - 03:17
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
on_area_detected, events, gap WikiGuest 4998 09 Jul 2009 - 08:38
AngelCarpintero
JoergWeber
Number of topics: 4

Resolved Bugs

Bugs with a fix. The fix is not yet in a released version of Motion. See also MotionPatches which contains patches for both new features, enhancements and bug fixes.

Headline Submitted By Age Last Change Assigned To
Wireless IP Camera's Not Working MikeHoward 3044 26 Oct 2014 - 22:46
MikeHoward
 
trunkREV557: motion does not insert data to a postgresql db. KarolisE 3643 13 Dec 2012 - 12:41
KarolisE
 
Gentoo emerge motion fails, video2.c undeclared JoeKane 3804 07 Jul 2012 - 18:31
AngelCarpintero
 
motion.c:585:26: error: ‘VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P’ undeclared (first use in this function) IgorKuznetsov 3826 14 Jun 2012 - 15:20
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
Connexion to non-streaming netcam lost after some time F00tyNyupi 4515 28 Jul 2010 - 19:27
F00tyNyupi
 
Unclear explanantion in configuration file for stream_quality RichardB 4690 21 Mar 2010 - 18:35
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
V4L2 fourcc GRBG not supported IsaacRichter 4783 24 Nov 2009 - 12:20
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
New spec and init script for Fedora/RedHat systems StevenM 4998 06 Jul 2009 - 13:29
StevenM
 
Number of topics: 8

Monitored Bug Reports

Headline Submitted By Age Last Change
IP cam connection lost and never reconnect LaurentBalthasar 5829 30 Jun 2016 - 00:12
PhilipWalden
Colors not coming out correctly when using webcam with JPEG palette WikiGuest 4123 05 Sep 2012 - 03:54
GatorY
svn/git version don't compile with mysql support under ubuntu 12.04 DannyDeKeuleneire 3797 18 Jul 2012 - 09:00
DannyDeKeuleneire
support for new major ffmpeg release EmmettBrown 3826 18 Jul 2012 - 06:30
AngelCarpintero
Segfault on 16:9 resolution MichaelKirkland 3916 02 Jun 2012 - 04:40
AngelCarpintero
cppcheck FolkertvanHeusden 3838 02 Jun 2012 - 01:56
AngelCarpintero
motion will not compile with ffmpeg EdwinKribbs 4388 29 Oct 2011 - 01:56
AngelCarpintero
motion.c:585:26: error: 'VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P' undeclared (first use in this function) WikiGuest 4087 22 Oct 2011 - 17:06
AngelCarpintero
Crash when write mpeg4, swf and etc WikiGuest 4078 22 Oct 2011 - 17:04
AngelCarpintero
Motion will not build with newer kernel headers IgorNovgorodov 4260 10 May 2011 - 06:21
AngelCarpintero
image scrambled, videosyncs inside active picture? RubenD 4298 27 Feb 2011 - 18:56
RubenD
Segmentation fault WikiGuest 4628 10 Feb 2011 - 02:05
AngelCarpintero
Events leave zombies on OpenBSD MotionMark 4603 02 May 2010 - 15:45
AngelCarpintero
Locked pixels FlorinAnton 4892 11 Feb 2010 - 19:06
FlorinAnton
Mac OS X ffmpeg patch/configure error & Motion pthread support error NicholasSund 5096 05 Feb 2010 - 21:14
AngelCarpintero
./configure without ffmpeg WikiGuest 4715 07 Jan 2010 - 10:56
AngelCarpintero
False recordings of gabage TheOtherBug 4881 24 Jul 2009 - 10:50
TheOtherBug
segfault in libc-2.6.1.so WikiGuest 4890 18 Jul 2009 - 00:41
AngelCarpintero
Segmentation fault JeanBono 4916 16 Jul 2009 - 18:57
AngelCarpintero
Motion control 'quit" action does not work. BruceDurham 5142 06 Nov 2008 - 03:05
AngelCarpintero
3.2.9 and Logitech QuickCam Pro 4000: captures 320x240 despite a setting of 640x480 although set to TWikiGuest 5194 15 Sep 2008 - 18:56
DagErlandsson
Logitech Quickcam Messenger : image much too bright TWikiGuest 5256 15 Jul 2008 - 17:31
AngelCarpintero
Need to set norm to NTSC in xawtv for threads beyond 0 WillBuddenberg 5485 15 Jun 2008 - 23:54
AngelCarpintero
Crash on reconect webcam TrebolA 5302 02 Jun 2008 - 16:04
AngelCarpintero
Motion hangs if webcam is removed PekkaVuorela 5313 22 May 2008 - 20:48
PekkaVuorela
post_capture seems to stop on max_mpeg_time :( TWikiGuest 5348 22 May 2008 - 01:13
AngelCarpintero
Stop answering. DanielHolm 5402 20 Feb 2008 - 19:27
DanielHolm
Motion for MACOSX 10.4 (ppc) TWikiGuest 5421 31 Jan 2008 - 09:45
AngelCarpintero
motion 3.2.8 on fox board Luca 5584 08 Jan 2008 - 16:24
AngelCarpintero
multiple definition of `file_protocol' GerbenRoest 5484 02 Dec 2007 - 20:54
AngelCarpintero
compile error with ffmpeg + solution NickKnatterton 5575 31 Aug 2007 - 21:23
AngelCarpintero
motion dies in webcam.c:webcam_add_write:233 Uwe Klein 5788 31 Jan 2007 - 16:19
UweKlein
motion in free(): error: modified (chunk-) pointer. Occurs when I use features ffmpeg on FreeBSD. RafisKhayrullin 5829 08 Jan 2007 - 20:39
AngelCarpintero
Problem with webcam, based on the sn9c102 chip GennadySolovyenko 5876 05 Nov 2006 - 11:52
AngelCarpintero
Links between Camorama and Motion ? AndrewKraknovic 5941 06 Sep 2006 - 00:28
AngelCarpintero
Image is always black TWikiGuest 5996 17 Jul 2006 - 15:19
KonradRiedel
Webcam interface crashes after 24-48 hours. TWikiGuest 6220 22 May 2006 - 18:31
PeterS
Session timeout on netcam MarcBalcells 6046 16 May 2006 - 21:54
AngelCarpintero
disk full TWikiGuest 6127 28 Feb 2006 - 23:29
AngelCarpintero
webcam_localhost behaviour DickMiddleton 6122 28 Feb 2006 - 23:08
AngelCarpintero
segfault after start with WCS2003(same as wvc54g from Linksys) netcam and motion-3.2.2 Mirko Taschenberger 6319 16 Aug 2005 - 22:04
KennethLavrsen
on round robin * glibc detected * free(): invalid pointer: 0xb4658008 * RobertoSpadim 6418 19 Jul 2005 - 03:13
KennethLavrsen
Number of topics: 42

Old Bugs

See ReleaseBugFixes for bugs that have been fixed and the fix is in a released version of Motion.

See RejectedBugReports for bugs that either cannot be reproduced, waiting for additional info or we believe it has been fixed in a new version.

See DuplicatedBugReports for bugs that are duplicates of others
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
crash_fixes.patchpatch crash_fixes.patch manage 31 K 23 Aug 2015 - 00:11 UnknownUser git change log set of crash fixes
Topic revision: r27 - 13 Nov 2016, MrDave
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