Motion - Config Option Video Pipe

video_pipe

  • Type: String
  • Range / Valid values: Max 4095 characters
  • Default: Not defined
  • Group: Output - Pipe

The video4linux video loopback input device for normal images. If a particular pipe is to be used then use the device filename of this pipe. If a dash '-' is given motion will use /proc/video/vloopback/vloopbacks to locate a free pipe., The video4linux video loopback input device for normal images. If a particular pipe is to be used then use the device filename of this pipe. If a dash '-' is given motion will use /proc/video/vloopback/vloopbacks to locate a free pipe.

Using this you can view the results in real time. E.g. by using the program camstream.

Disable this option by not having it in the config file (or comment it out with "#" or ";")
Topic revision: r5 - 07 Aug 2016, KennethLavrsen
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