Motion - Support Question 2017x 03x 30x 200844

How to record video at the same time

Question

Hi there. I am trying to record audio at the same time as video, based on when motion is detected.

I have tried using arecord, as listed elsewhere in this wiki, but nothing seems to happen.

I know the oneventstart script detailed below is getting called, as the cp line works (I start with one text file - bob.txt, and end up with two, bob.txt and mike.txt).

This is a simple example, with a fixed time for the recording, and a fixed filename. I'm trying to keep things as simple as possible to eliminate reasons for it not to work.

Here are some settings that may be relevant from /etc/motion/motion.conf
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target_dir /home/motion

on_event_start sh /home/motion/oneventstart
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Here is the content of the /home/motion/oneventstart script
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#!/bin/bash
cp /home/motion/bob.txt /home/motion/mike.txt
record -D hw:1,0 -d 5 -f S16_LE /home/motion/temp.wav
###########




Environment

Motion version: 3.2.12
ffmpeg version: N-84804-g247d033
Libraries: ffmpeg, mysql, postgresql
Server OS: Raspbian Jessie
-- JoPitts - 30 Mar 2017

Answer

Topic revision: r1 - 30 Mar 2017, JoPitts
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