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SupportQuestion2009x01x11x213342
Question Motion does not start in conjunction with dv4l, showing errors, se below. Using other applications through /dev/video1, the images are: camorama: ok (but...
r3 - 09 Aug 2009 - 20:28 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x18x145843
Do not edit title above. Edit the TopicTitle field in the form at the bottom Question I get a Segmentation Fault wenn I try to use that Camera. munin.conf: vi...
r3 - 09 Aug 2009 - 20:25 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2009x08x08x140847
Feature Request: Description It would be nice to have a threshold so that motion frames are not detected if pixel difference (for changed pixels) is below that...
r2 - 09 Aug 2009 - 17:16 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x08x02x202456
Question When I first built the vloopback module, and modprobed it, I used it successfully for several hours. However, upon rebooting my machine, I can still load...
r4 - 08 Aug 2009 - 23:01 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x07x23x193504
Question I'm trying to get a Genius Eye 312 webcam running so far without success. I've got the webcam loading up I think and appearing as /dev/video0. Whe...
r2 - 06 Aug 2009 - 01:36 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x10x20x200544
Question This is a phillips laptop usb camera with lamp, but not detected as pwc. motion r432 can't get a palette, and no output occurs. kernel 2.6.27 64 bit 0 ...
r5 - 06 Aug 2009 - 00:51 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x08x14x014531
Question I am trying to use dv4l vloopback motion to capture images off my DV camcorder via firewire (ieee1394). Everything works, but Motion segfaults after ...
r3 - 06 Aug 2009 - 00:49 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x15x193529
Question I want to try Motion. But my actual version of ffmpeg is 0.4.9.15793svn 20081108.pm.1300 on opensuse 11. I have tried to complie source code of 0.4.8 ver...
r3 - 06 Aug 2009 - 00:38 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x06x29x184409
Question Thanks Florin: When you say "Pick a different video source", do you mean try a different camera, or try a different port on the Capture Card? Also, I do...
r6 - 05 Aug 2009 - 19:51 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x05x01x150546
Question Hello, I have a Ubuntu 8.10 server running at home, and would like to include 2 same webcams. The setting of 2 devices with Motion presents no problem. H...
r2 - 05 Aug 2009 - 19:49 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x05x01x122434
Question I am a complete beginner when it comes to all this stuff so pleas bear with me. I currently have Ubuntu 9.04 installed, and I have also installed Motion...
r3 - 05 Aug 2009 - 19:47 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x01x16x023720
Question Hi I was thinking of using Ubuntu Server version for my motion machine. The specs for the server edition say that preemption is turned off. Does this mak...
r2 - 05 Aug 2009 - 19:41 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x08x04x191406
Question I have two cameras "Sirius USB2.0 Camera" and don't work together, when I run 'Motion' only works once, and the other I get a gray image. I compile the l...
r9 - 05 Aug 2009 - 18:35 by AngelCarpintero
FreeNodeIRC
IRC on Freenode Some of the hardcore Motion users and developers are often available on IRC (Internet Relay Chat). You are welcome to pass by for a short questio...
r11 - 05 Aug 2009 - 17:34 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x07x14x124819
Question Hello, I am using motion with a Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000. Everything was fine, so I decided to add a new webcam, and bought the same as the first. I co...
r6 - 05 Aug 2009 - 16:36 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x07x29x123941
Question Hi I have motion installed and working with a USB camera. But now i want to connect to an IP camera. The Config file motion.conf is confusing. In the beg...
r3 - 03 Aug 2009 - 20:49 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2009x07x23x183122
Feature Request: Description Hi, thanks for the very useful (and funny) software. Would it be possible to specify coordinates instead of just pre defined areas...
r3 - 25 Jul 2009 - 07:47 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x06x13x231747
BUG: Within the distribution example of the config file are several values, that are set to something other than the values described as "default". For example: ...
r3 - 25 Jul 2009 - 07:37 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRearchitectureDiscussion
Motion Rearchitecture Discussion Introduction The issue has been raised about rearchitecturing Motion. As Kenneth points out in the RoadMap, this is not very urg...
r14 - 25 Jul 2009 - 07:22 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x07x23x150416
BUG: Hi This might be a duplicate of other bug reports, not really sure, if so just mark this duplicate. I got from a nice working setup on motion v.3.2.8 with n...
r5 - 24 Jul 2009 - 10:50 by TheOtherBug
HowtoMotionPwcFreeBSD
Howto use Motion with pwc port in FreeBSD Get the pwc port cd /usr/ports/multimedia/pwcbsd/ make install kldload pwc ( now plug your webcam, if it's plugged the...
r16 - 21 Jul 2009 - 20:34 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2009x07x20x100425
Feature Request: Description I'm missing an easy way to get current values of the settings. In the earlyer versions I could do a query and simply strip the htm...
r3 - 20 Jul 2009 - 20:58 by TheOtherBug
BugReport2009x06x24x230604
BUG: Just made a upgrade from v.3.2.8 to v.3.2.10.1 / 3.2.11 i found out all the help text you have putting in the control interface has broken a lot things her...
r6 - 20 Jul 2009 - 10:43 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2009x07x19x034851
Feature Request: Description when only http streaming is used and there are no active clients, it is wasteful to keep grabbing images, even at 2 per second ev...
NEW - 19 Jul 2009 - 04:04 by DeomidRyabkov
BugReport2009x07x15x111821
BUG: segfault at 0 ip b73c4d09 sp b616bdf8 error 4 in libc 2.6.1.so fix: in void motion_log(int level, int errno_flag, const char *fmt, ...) #if (defined(BSD)) ...
r3 - 18 Jul 2009 - 00:41 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x06x18x142620
BUG: I'm using: Linux 2.6.29.4 167.fc11.i586 #1 SMP Wed May 27 17:14:37 EDT 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux Fedora Core 11 (Leonidas) Name : motion Arch : i586 Ver...
r5 - 16 Jul 2009 - 18:57 by AngelCarpintero
SmarterReferenceFramePatch
A smarter Reference Frame Description of Patch As dicussed a while ago, Motion needs a redesign of the reference frame implementation in order to properly be abl...
r11 - 15 Jul 2009 - 21:20 by FlorinAnton
SupportQuestion2009x07x10x173859
Question First of all let me say thanks to this very powerfull program and all the time you've probably spent to realise it ! I'am not sure if it is a bug and b...
r8 - 12 Jul 2009 - 22:29 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x04x30x053208
Question I installed 9.04 on a desktop (clean install on a different Hard Drive) that had been running motion quite nicely. The webcam worked and I had it set up ...
r3 - 12 Jul 2009 - 09:56 by AngelCarpintero
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x11
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 21 Sep 2008 Summary of changes since 3.2.10.1 Features * Added support for ffmpeg 2008 04 09 port version of...
r6 - 12 Jul 2009 - 05:52 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x07x11x185107
Question I just setup motion on a new Ubuntu install. When I goto the webcam port with Firefox I only get the ghost image or the difference from the last frame. W...
r3 - 11 Jul 2009 - 21:55 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x04x25x020128
BUG: When starting normally, Motion fails to open the camera because it can't find a valid palette format. If you use LD_PRELOAD to load v4l2convert.so when runn...
r2 - 09 Jul 2009 - 09:19 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x04x12x141907
Question When I start motion executable , how can I list to stdout only the current config options that it is read from configuration file motion.conf ???... I ha...
r3 - 09 Jul 2009 - 09:00 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x04x16x092113
Question Using Motion 3.2.10.1 on OpenWRT KAMIKAZE (8.09, r14511) (Linux OpenWrt 2.6.25.17) with USV driver and Logitech Quickcam Sphere AF I get "Error capturing...
r2 - 09 Jul 2009 - 08:59 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x04x13x194312
Question Hi, 1001 thanks for a good product, it works wonderful on my nslu2/debian5/Logitech quickcam E3500. You have the option "control_authentication" for the...
r2 - 09 Jul 2009 - 08:57 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x03x29x202528
BUG: when i have options: framerate 15 ffmpeg_video_codec mpeg4 I get correct movie file my.avi with FPS=15 when I try to use: ffmpeg_video_codec flv i'll get mo...
r3 - 09 Jul 2009 - 08:47 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x03x28x144231
BUG: Hi, I'm using area_detect to have motion events only from predefined areas. Suppose I set area_detect to 123. If a motion is detected in area 4 an event is ...
r2 - 09 Jul 2009 - 08:38 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x03x19x222302
Question When I connect my webcam by a USB 1.1 port to my notebook and start motion, I get the message, that only the palette MJPG (MJPEG) is supported. When I co...
r2 - 09 Jul 2009 - 08:27 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x05x13x160223
Question ok im, having to be quick as im off to work 5 minutes ago how do i get it to email the pictures that motion saves to my email address? im guessing i woul...
r5 - 09 Jul 2009 - 07:56 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x06x19x005116
Question how to find Motion when installed through synaptic manager? Hello sorry to bother u, i am fairly new to linux and am trying my darnest to install moti...
r3 - 09 Jul 2009 - 07:55 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x06x13x161505
Question When I try to start motion with a custom config file, I always get the following output. The webcam is a Sepia model, lsusb identifies it as "ID 093a:260...
r3 - 09 Jul 2009 - 07:46 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x05x28x183617
Question Hi. Motion is great. I am using latest version on Ubuntu 9.04 with two identical Logitech Notebook Deluxe USB webcams. They're a few years old and are US...
r5 - 09 Jul 2009 - 07:42 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x04x08x061905
Feature Request: Description I think it would be nice with a handler to external commands on errors, that could be used to send a mail, call thru asterisk or w...
r5 - 08 Jul 2009 - 08:13 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2009x05x30x214239
Feature Request: Description The location I've got my camera in results in some dead space at the top of the frame. This would be an ideal place to put the dat...
r3 - 08 Jul 2009 - 07:57 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x05x21x074601
Question Hi, Last night, my webcam stopped recording; everything was working well. If I have a look via port 8081 I see a grey image with the text "Unable to open...
r3 - 08 Jul 2009 - 07:54 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x05x26x191824
Question 2 webcams on same webpage possible? I have two webcams, one logitek quickcam pro 9000 and one rocketfish 2mp wich both work really well! I would like to ...
r3 - 08 Jul 2009 - 07:53 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x05x18x133556
Question Motion stuck in the 352x288 resolution. Even if I set higher resolutions, it starts with this one. thread.conf: (...) # Image width (pixels). Valid range...
r2 - 08 Jul 2009 - 07:52 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x06x29x002334
Question I am a total beginner. I installed it but I don't know where. Where do I go from here? The guide does not help any. How do I get the commands to work? Ho...
r5 - 08 Jul 2009 - 07:41 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x05x17x000024
Question Hi, I'm attempting to get motion working on Debian 5.0.2 with a Hauppauge ImpactVCB capture card. I get the following error messages (full output appears...
r5 - 08 Jul 2009 - 07:37 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x05x10x165040
Question I am running motion on ubuntu 8.10 Linux and using Logitech QuickCam (640x480) USB Camera. Also using motion with default motion.conf settings. Motion ap...
r3 - 08 Jul 2009 - 07:31 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x03x28x163211
BUG: The spec file for building RPMs and the init script for Fedora/RedHat systems shipped with the current versions of motions are very broken and outdated. New...
r2 - 06 Jul 2009 - 13:29 by StevenM
VideoForLinuxLoopbackDeviceFeedTestPackage
Video Four Linux Loopback Device Feeder Introduction V4L loopback feeder useful for development and testing. Detailed Information Aimed to feed a v4l loopback...
r7 - 11 Jun 2009 - 14:17 by OliverGonzalez
MotionConfigSpanish
Spanish Version of motion dist.conf This topic is still in preparation # Renombrar este ejemplo a motion.conf # # Este archivo de configuración fué generado por m...
r8 - 05 Jun 2009 - 09:55 by DavidLosada
SupportQuestion2009x06x02x131956
Question Hi. I try to explain the question: I'm a principiant. I use Ubuntu 9.04 a Logitech usb camera e Motion. I've installed all and in home enviroment is all ...
r3 - 03 Jun 2009 - 20:07 by DonatoOcchilupo
PyQt4Client
a standalone motion client by PyQt4 for both LinuX and m$_windows
NEW - 01 Jun 2009 - 06:22 by MarcoMa
FeatureRequest2009x04x17x063655
Feature Request: Description I have a web camera that on its own sends pictures via FTP to the machine that stores the individual picture files. This currently...
r3 - 29 May 2009 - 23:26 by SoleViktor
SendJpegPythonScript
send_jpg.py Author: Philippe Possemiers Submitted by: Main.KennethLavrsen This script works together with the 'motion' program and can be activated with his ' E' ...
r2 - 14 May 2009 - 01:06 by DavidEastwick
FeatureRequest2009x05x11x150318
Feature Request: Description Hello! To discriminate between different objects in size (insects as ants!) I would like to have a setting called maximum treshold...
NEW - 11 May 2009 - 15:11 by PeerTeer
FeatureRequest2008x02x15x094053
Feature Request: Description It would be great to be able to change the colour of the locate box to red and increase the width a bit for it to be more visible ...
r5 - 06 May 2009 - 15:57 by JoergWeber
SupportQuestion2009x05x06x110722
Question Are the mask_file and smart_mask_speed options mutually exclusive? Ideally I would like to specify a static mask file and also use the smart mask within ...
NEW - 06 May 2009 - 11:14 by DominicH
AutoBrightnessPreventOscillation
Prevent auto brightness changes from triggering brightness oscillations Description of Patch This patch changes the auto brightness algorithm to avoid making fur...
NEW - 04 May 2009 - 02:42 by RobertHancock
BugReport2009x04x25x020833
BUG: I'm using a Logitech QuickCam Chat which doesn't have built in auto brightness, so I'm trying to use auto brightness in Motion. However, with certain light ...
NEW - 25 Apr 2009 - 02:25 by RobertHancock
MotionSubversion
Motion on Subversion (SVN) SVN or subversion has a read only access which is open to anyone. All you need is the svn client and you can checkout a working copy of...
WiaWebcamServer
WIA Webcam Server : A Multiplatform Webcam Streaming Server Description Wia webcam server is a powerful webcams management and streaming software for private and...
r5 - 19 Apr 2009 - 08:50 by JeanCharlesMAMMANA
SupportQuestion2007x08x01x141615
Question When I have two webcams and I start them seperatly, everything works. When I start them as two threads, both die with the error in verbatim (below). Is i...
CreateSupportQuestion
Ask a Support Question: Before you ask a question, please check: * Motion Guide This guide is a very detailed document. There are many hours of work behi...
CreateRelatedProjectTopic
Create New Related Project Topic To post a new project related to Motion all you have to do is to fill out the form below and submit it. You do not have to use th...
BugReport2007x09x24x175945
BUG: motion crashes with 'codec not found' error on debian ('testing') it does this as soon as it detects motion i tried every codec as supported by motion (mpeg...
r10 - 12 Apr 2009 - 03:53 by DmitriRodik
BugReportTemplate
* Note: Do not edit this topic, file a bug in BugReports * Set ALLOWTOPICCHANGE = Main.AdminGroup BUG: Environment Motion version: ffmpeg v...
CreateFeatureRequest
#SubmitNewFeatureRequest Submit New Feature Request This form creates a new topic for each feature request. * Read through all the existing feature requests...
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BugReport2008x04x29x115508
BUG: After start motion in few minutes it's crashed with errors below. I'm try it from rpm (first log) and after compile it myself (second log). I'm use Mandriva...
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BugReport2009x03x18x151039
BUG: One of the vloopback inputs suddenly stopped working for some reason after a few months. This happened mid event recording and suddenly the log file was fil...
r2 - 03 Apr 2009 - 14:43 by RomanGaufman
BugReport2009x03x31x150031
BUG: Motion has been running for over a month without any problems, suddenly I get this in syslog: Mar 30 16:54:39 ProdeoDVR1 motion: 0 main: Thread 1 Watchd...
NEW - 31 Mar 2009 - 15:16 by RomanGaufman
RetailPlus
RetailPlus USB Web Camera, RP CAPU 835. This brand is available at a popular Big Box department store. It has a small form factor and at $20 makes it ideal for ri...
NEW - 19 Mar 2009 - 01:24 by LinuxJon
FeatureRequest2007x07x19x131921
Feature Request: Description I was delighted to notice that the newest version of Motion supports direct encoding to Flash video via FFmpeg. Something I have do...
r9 - 18 Mar 2009 - 14:53 by RomanGaufman
FeatureRequest2009x03x10x085721
Feature Request: Description It could be interesting to enable wildcards in the threads configuration files to enhance the file system security. For instance, ...
r2 - 15 Mar 2009 - 16:21 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x03x06x122138
Question I can't install V4L2, give me error (1) i already install pwc (pwc 10.0.5 1.src.rpm). But in the motion guide says it's not need install V4L2, because it...
r2 - 09 Mar 2009 - 04:33 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x03x08x163022
BUG: Hi, I downloaded motion 3.2.11 and the ffmpeg svn version from the motion website. I successfully built both of them, no extra parms added during configure ...
r2 - 09 Mar 2009 - 04:02 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x03x02x193755
Question Hi, great project ! I have 2 questions and maybe future features. Is there any option to enable HTTP password for streaming port same as the one for the ...
r2 - 03 Mar 2009 - 00:56 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x09x07x113734
BUG: I've followed the recommendations of the Bug report and the fix, and my netcam capture is working much,much better (it can run for days), but still when it ...
r12 - 02 Mar 2009 - 16:25 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x01x12x192608
Question Dear Developers, I tried to install 3.2.11 on opensuse 11.1 and 10.3 (32bit) (had 3.2.10 up and running on 10.3 about a year ago). It won't compile. (I u...
r5 - 01 Mar 2009 - 23:51 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x02x28x113951
BUG: make fails with the above error. ffmpeg installed, jpeglib jpeglib devel installed. used svn root@localhost motion # make Welcome to the setup procedure ...
r3 - 01 Mar 2009 - 17:57 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2009x02x13x162419
Feature Request: Description I have a system on which I am trying to run 4 usb cameras to capture snapshots and timelapse videos no motion detection. I am tr...
r3 - 14 Feb 2009 - 22:14 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x02x03x142324
Question Hi, I have a problem with the eventnumbers written by motion into the mysql database. Every day at 6pm my motion is killed and restarted by a cronjob. Th...
r2 - 14 Feb 2009 - 22:09 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2009x02x13x182509
Feature Request: Description Would it be possible to add a setting in the config file, where selected functions of motion eg. motion detection etc could be dis...
r3 - 14 Feb 2009 - 22:01 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2009x01x25x221605
BUG: The action menu options ( at http://192.168.1.100:8080/0/action ) are not documented. This leads to needless bug reports and support questions like this one...
r4 - 31 Jan 2009 - 18:37 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x01x29x022800
Question Hi, my motion work very fine, but only in Mozilla Firefox, when I try load the ip server with internet explore, it ask me save the file, but it doesn't a...
r2 - 31 Jan 2009 - 18:29 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2009x01x22x005107
Question Motion seems to be working well! I can see live video on the monitor of the Ubuntu box, from the connected camera. But I'd like to see if Motion has capt...
r4 - 31 Jan 2009 - 18:17 by AngelCarpintero
PossumCam
PossumCam Introduction This is a web front end for Kenneth Lavrsen's motion detection program. It's written entirely in Python, and uses nothing more than my Lum...
NEW - 31 Jan 2009 - 05:48 by JacksonYee
SupportQuestion2009x01x15x203927
Question Hi, I have two cameras (one speedlink and another one), both seem to use the same driver. I can get images using 'webcam', so I guess they are functional...
r4 - 22 Jan 2009 - 20:19 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x10x31x183221
Question I love this program but have one minor problem. After boot up, Motion never works if it is the first program to access the web cam. This is on an 8 year ...
r8 - 21 Jan 2009 - 20:21 by JonathanMiner
WebAtom
Foswiki's Motion web
NEW - 09 Jan 2009 - 12:00 by ProjectContributor
WebRss
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NEW - 09 Jan 2009 - 12:00 by ProjectContributor
GadspotNC800Relay
GadspotNC800Relay Introduction The network camera Gadspot NC800 has a weird firmware that don't allow motion to work properly with its mjpg stream. To allow moti...
r4 - 22 Dec 2008 - 06:01 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x12x09x202803
Question I am using Motion for a few years now, but recently moved my server to a hosting area. This resulted in bandwith problems, so I thought making time based...
r7 - 14 Dec 2008 - 14:38 by AuxAux
SupportQuestion2007x02x26x224150
Question Currently, I'm suffering from to much events generated by a cam with infrared beam during the night and rain every raindrop near the cam is causing an ...
r5 - 13 Dec 2008 - 19:44 by FlorinAnton
SupportQuestion2008x11x28x155230
Question Why when I play videos created with .flv codec not keep the original speed? In play mode is very speed, I tried with the framerate 2, framerate 10, frame...
r3 - 12 Dec 2008 - 09:29 by AngelCarpintero
PackagingMotion
Packaging Motion A brief guide to make the most popular distribution packages for motion ( rpm , deb , tgz , ebuilds , etc ). RPM ( Red Hat , Fedora ) There're ...
r13 - 11 Dec 2008 - 08:55 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x12x04x005407
Question I'm using several computers with Motion simply to convert webcams to "netcams", and the captures are done by a main server with other motion. Is there an...
r3 - 05 Dec 2008 - 17:35 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x29x173230
Question Hello, I currently have motion set up to not detect motion, but to save a snapshot from the webcam every 60 seconds... and my problem is that this webcam...
r2 - 29 Nov 2008 - 20:12 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x27x085548
Question I set the parameters for authentication with username and password, but would not request anything. How can I protect the view of the camera from http? I...
r2 - 28 Nov 2008 - 02:57 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x26x045839
Question I've restarted Motion, and now I'd like to control it. In Firefox, using the same box that Motion is installed on, and into which the webcam is plugged, ...
r2 - 27 Nov 2008 - 03:38 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x26x053107
Question My camera, a Logitech Quickcam OrbitMP, is a "working device", I believe. http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/WorkingDevices#Logitech_OrbitMP_200...
r2 - 27 Nov 2008 - 03:35 by AngelCarpintero
KennethsWebcamPackage
Kenneth's Webcam Package Introduction This is a package that contains the configuration files for the webcam program motion and the Perl and PHP programs that Ke...
r7 - 25 Nov 2008 - 16:00 by MarlonCartel
SupportQuestion2008x11x24x152809
Question I installed the latest version of the motion, I have completed and everything worked properly except for the inclusion of records in the mysql DB. In the...
r2 - 25 Nov 2008 - 04:28 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x24x061426
Question I downloaded Motion from here: http://packages.ubuntu.com/intrepid/graphics/motion , and installed it, ffmpeg, and mysql client (and all of the packages ...
r2 - 25 Nov 2008 - 04:24 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x04x163459
Question Hi there, I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 8.10, an apt get install motion from the repositories of 3.2.9, and a Logitech Quickcam Orbit MP. Out of t...
r3 - 19 Nov 2008 - 01:57 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x12x151558
Question I have NTSC composite cameras and a capture card. Works well since I upgraded to a BT capture board with one chip per camera. I'm currently capturing 640...
r2 - 17 Nov 2008 - 10:59 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x11x09x151456
Question Hello, I've got quite a story regarding my problem. It started when i updated my distribution from Ubuntu 8.04 to Ubuntu 8.10 The ffmpeg version was upda...
r12 - 17 Nov 2008 - 10:11 by AngelCarpintero
BatchControlOfMotion
Batch control of motion Introduction What does it do? I've written a small bash script for those who want to control motion by batch or cron and for instance sto...
r2 - 12 Nov 2008 - 15:03 by JonZeeff
GenericTrackingPatch
Generic Tracking Patch Introduction Create a standard output from Motion which is easy to interface to for a program that controls a PTZ type camera. Descriptio...
r11 - 12 Nov 2008 - 14:58 by JonZeeff
FeatureRequest2007x11x19x181541
Feature Request: Description the new feature generates file:// style links which is useless when you're accessing the control port remotely. I would prefer to ...
r12 - 11 Nov 2008 - 20:13 by AngelCarpintero
MotionPerformanceNonPCPlatforms
Motion Performance on non PC platforms Introduction I have been experimenting with Motion on hardware other than a PC. I have used a Linksys NSLU2 (NAS Device) a...
r5 - 07 Nov 2008 - 08:32 by AngelCarpintero
LinksysNSLU2
NSLU2 NSLU2 (Network Storage Link for USB 2.0 Disk Drives) Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NSLU2 Linux official development page : http://www.nslu2 linux...
NEW - 07 Nov 2008 - 08:29 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x11x04x184228
BUG: The HTTP control API does not appear to terminate motion upon request (quit). It only appears to stop the HTTP server. Here are the steps I perform: 1) Star...
r2 - 06 Nov 2008 - 03:05 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x10x25x221655
Question Segmentation fault at start motion when webcontrol_localhost it is installed in off 0 httpd_run: motion httpd testing : IPV4 addr: 0.0.0.0 port: 8080 ...
r3 - 26 Oct 2008 - 07:10 by RafisKhayrullin
CoreDumpInMotion
Get core dumps from motion * Set core dump path echo "kernel/core_pattern = /tmp/core.%e.%p" /etc/sysctl.conf sysctl p or echo "/tmp/core.%e.%p" /proc/...
r2 - 26 Oct 2008 - 01:14 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x10x25x070400
Question Hello. I have faced a problem. Through an auto update, the operating system has refreshed a package ffmpeg to the version 0.4.9.15594svn 20081010.pm.2143...
r2 - 25 Oct 2008 - 16:37 by AngelCarpintero
DarkwindHackeronMotionPatching
Darkwind Hackeron Motion Patching Description of Patch New Options * smooth_video: bool as explained in http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/SmoothV...
r8 - 25 Oct 2008 - 02:26 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x10x15x130110
Feature Request: Description Hi. I tried to start motion with my usb webcam (Logitech, Inc. QuickCam express Plus), and this was the output: 0 Motion 3.2.11 S...
r4 - 22 Oct 2008 - 06:48 by BadanSergiu
FeatureRequest2008x09x29x182934
Feature Request: Description Hi What i mean is: At this time you can define in the "text_left" %H for Hours, what i need is an function: %cmd1,%cmd2 to display...
r3 - 17 Oct 2008 - 00:28 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x10x16x121007
Feature Request: Description Now we have %s wich gives us the seconds passed since 1970, and we have %q wich gives the frame nr within the second. Unfortunatel...
NEW - 16 Oct 2008 - 15:12 by LaszloVarga
FeatureRequest2008x06x15x130807
Feature Request: Description Nice program, thanks. Most security cameras are low resolution (example 640x480) and it is difficult to positively identify someon...
r6 - 13 Oct 2008 - 08:24 by SimonW
MjpegProxyGrab
MJPEG ProxyGrab Introduction Two small cgi programs written in C which can either grab an image or proxy the mjpeg stream from a Motion webcam. Detailed Descrip...
r36 - 09 Oct 2008 - 08:04 by AntonioBlob
DetectionRatelimit
Detection Rate Limit Patch Description of Patch Limit internal detection rate to 3fps at framerates above 5fps to reduce cpu load. Picture and movie output is st...
r3 - 30 Sep 2008 - 20:18 by JoergWeber
FeatureRequest2008x06x15x145025
Feature Request: Description I have a problem with wind and trees causing motion and so I'm thinking about ways to adjust sensitivity using areas and colors. Fo...
r13 - 30 Sep 2008 - 14:17 by JonZeeff
FreeBSD
FreeBSD Motion supports FreeBSD with almost the same features that linux version. Requirements * autoconf 2.59_2 * gcc 3.4.6_20051206 * m4 1.4.4 * li...
r22 - 26 Sep 2008 - 09:47 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x06x14x192240
BUG: Motion runs for about two minutes with two 1280x1024 axis network cameras and then dies. When I set 640x480 in the resolution field in the netcam url it wor...
r5 - 22 Sep 2008 - 05:46 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x02x27x092849
BUG: For over 1 year I have been noticing my netcam (D Link DCS 900) causes Motion to log an error "Error reading image header" once every few hours. Example: Fe...
r7 - 22 Sep 2008 - 05:46 by AngelCarpintero
LegacyArchive
Motion Legacy Archive Old recommended revisions for reference. It is recommended to download the latest release 3.2 motion 3.2.10.tar.gz motion 3.2.9.tar.gz moti...
MotionDailySourceSnap
Daily Snapshot from the subversion trunk Each night at 3:10 UTC a snapshot of the current sources of the trunk is stored. These are used for developers to be able...
FeatureRequest2008x09x20x184314
Feature Request: Description 1st off, great app.. took a little tweaking to get it to do what I wanted, but its GREAT!!! It would be nice to see a function to a...
NEW - 20 Sep 2008 - 18:52 by MatthewYax
UpgradingFromOlderVersion
Upgrading From Older Version If you are upgrading from motion 3.0.X or from an older version of 3.1.X you should note that many options have been removed from ...
r23 - 20 Sep 2008 - 18:30 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x06x28x184949
BUG: When installing "motion" with the deb packages provided for ubuntu hardy, the install process then invokes invoke rc.d and the motion service is started, be...
r3 - 20 Sep 2008 - 16:55 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x02x25x025134
BUG: broken configure checking for postgresql, using with pgsql=DIR option not sure if the warning in configure.in:596 is important. but checking for PostgreSQL...
r7 - 20 Sep 2008 - 16:55 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x05x08x224746
BUG: MotionDailySourceSnap dosn't work, erro message from WIKI parser below. Warning This site does not allow of URLs Environment Motion version: 3.2...
r4 - 20 Sep 2008 - 16:54 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x09x13x222448
BUG: I have a Logitech QuickCam Pro 4000 which has a native resolution of 640x480. Despite setting it so in motion.conf, all JPG captures are still 320x240. Help...
r3 - 15 Sep 2008 - 18:56 by DagErlandsson
FeatureRequest2008x09x03x091538
Feature Request: Description We have a very usefull lastsnap.jpg simlink, but what about lastmovie.avi simlink ???... In a web page we can post a link with...
r2 - 07 Sep 2008 - 23:15 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x09x06x204711
Question I would like to know if there is a way to immediately save a picture when motion ist detected. I set gap to 10 and output_normal to "first". It seems mot...
r2 - 07 Sep 2008 - 02:15 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x08x04x053843
Feature Request: Description I am looking for support to be added for the Airlink 101 AICN500W Wireless network camera. I am unable to get a a tcpdump from it ...
r4 - 21 Aug 2008 - 04:19 by GarretteGrouwstra
FeatureRequest2008x06x30x141140
Feature Request: Description Hi, I was wondering if it would be possible to manage priorities for roundrobin cameras ? You would declare some of them more impo...
r4 - 07 Aug 2008 - 09:25 by SimonW
BugReport2007x09x27x010746
BUG: I have been seeing some very strange behavior from Motion since updating to 3.2.8. I use several analog cameras on a single pci card, but each has its own c...
r3 - 07 Aug 2008 - 05:12 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x07x31x193659
Question I have tested on Firefox 2 3, and the Motion works great. However, When I open( http://mydomain:8081) in IE, it keeps asking me to download a file with...
r3 - 01 Aug 2008 - 08:23 by TerenceKa
SupportQuestion2008x07x28x151056
Question Is it possible somehow to record mpg or avi files with sound, not just silent movies? Upon motion detected I would like to record a movie with sound, usi...
r2 - 29 Jul 2008 - 12:35 by AngelCarpintero
ScheduledForVersion
Scheduled for Motion Version The version of Motion that this patch is scheduled to be included in. Name Type Tooltip message NotScheduled option ...
r14 - 28 Jul 2008 - 04:24 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x07x24x090621
Question I'm using motion with an Hercules/Guillemot Webcam (uvc, v4l2 only) Dualpix Exchange. Rotating by 180 degrees has no effect. When I try to rotate by 90/2...
r9 - 25 Jul 2008 - 18:43 by AngelCarpintero
MjpegGrabAndProxyUsingPHPwithGD
PHP script to grab, proxy, resample and combine from mjpeg streams Introduction This script has 2 clearly seperated functions and is easy to figure out. It will ...
r2 - 23 Jul 2008 - 01:29 by RomanGaufman
StatisticsDataPatch
Getting data related to the motion detection over time Description of Patch This patch is a follow up of the FeatureRequest2005x10x21x025159 It will provide so...
r50 - 22 Jul 2008 - 08:57 by SimonW
FeatureRequest2006x04x30x212738
Feature Request: Description If I had a temprature sensor (or two) it would be nice to display it in a text area on each picture in real time. Also if I had ot...
r3 - 20 Jul 2008 - 04:10 by AngelCarpintero
MotionCodingStandard
Motion Coding Standard Please download the attached document and view it in an editor showing both spaces and tabs to really understand the text. The document wil...
r8 - 19 Jul 2008 - 00:04 by AngelCarpintero
MotionJpegViewer
MotionJpegViewer Introduction A http GUI written in PHP. Motion creates jpegs. This php files creates a GUI that you can navigate in the jpegs using a tim...
r7 - 16 Jul 2008 - 05:12 by BradC
MotionCodingStandardProposal2008x07x13
THIS IS STILL ONLY A PROPOSAL!! Formatting rules for Motion code. Version 2.0 15 Jul 2008 Note: To understand them you must view this document with spaces and t...
FeatureRequest2008x05x15x161933
Feature Request: Description 1) Currently, oprofile shows motion's alg_despeckle as the second most intensive symbol name on my motion box because I have fps 2...
r3 - 15 Jul 2008 - 19:27 by RomanGaufman
BugReport2008x07x14x105143
BUG: Logitech Quickcam Messenger : image much too bright Hi, I have a Logitech Quickcam Messenger webcam, perfectly well recognised by my Debian and Motion, but t...
r2 - 15 Jul 2008 - 17:31 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x07x15x122912
Question Hello The movie and snapshot from the motion are ok but I have no pictuires/movie on the Browser (8081), it's just black but I can see some moving shap (...
r2 - 15 Jul 2008 - 15:08 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x07x10x125835
BUG: adding wvc200 patch to .deb package unable to "make" motion with patched files.. as i purchased a new linksys WVC200 camera i came across the new patch provi...
r2 - 10 Jul 2008 - 18:06 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x07x10x131630
Feature Request: link multiple cameras Description it would be a great feature to link some cameras.. so i got a camera inside and outside.. the one outside i c...
r2 - 10 Jul 2008 - 17:59 by AngelCarpintero
MotionTrackerServoAPI
Main.RifRaf 02 Jul 2008 Serial Servo motor interface API *Subject: API for controlling a serial servo motor *Version: 0.1 *Status: initial*Author: RifRaf *Date: ...
r3 - 02 Jul 2008 - 05:18 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x06x23x165918
BUG: Message from syslogd@tux at Jun 23 10:58:24 ... motion: 1 Could not allocate 284467200 bytes of memory!: Cannot allocate memory mysql 5.0.51a 1.fc9.i386 f...
r4 - 27 Jun 2008 - 21:38 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x01x04x142058
Feature Request: Description If one has created a mask file (of some degree of complication) and then the camera gets (accidentially) bumped or moved, then to r...
r2 - 22 Jun 2008 - 05:15 by GregSwift
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x10x1
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 10 Jun 2008 Summary of changes since 3.2.10 Bugfixes * Fix a security issue in web control interface http://...
r2 - 21 Jun 2008 - 21:59 by AngelCarpintero
RoundRobinBTTVBrightness
Independent Adjustment of Brightness in BTTV inputs Description of Patch Hack to allow you make independent adjustments of the brightness, contrast, saturation a...
r4 - 20 Jun 2008 - 13:01 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x06x14x215505
Feature Request: Description RAW/HTML is currently implemented via a config file option. This should (could) be supported per request for instance, like this:...
r6 - 16 Jun 2008 - 20:42 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x15x230952
Question Using msmpeg4 cannot achieve more than 2fps in the motion video. Getting no error message apart from the one seen below. Is there something wrong with th...
r14 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:38 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x03x06x212155
Question Hello!!! Perhaps you could help me to know where is this problem. I want to use the ov51x jpeg 1.5.1 driver for ubuntu (2.6.22 14 generic) to use 8 Creat...
r3 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:34 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x03x20x110712
Question I have a question concerning webcam support. I have a axis webcam here at my office and motion installed on our webserver. First of all: Everything is fi...
r2 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:33 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x01x28x040612
Question I am running the latest version of motion 3.2.9 on Linux Ubuntu, and I am trying to view video from my PVR 500 Card. When I try to use motion to get pict...
r6 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:28 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x04x11x064835
Question I've been running motion for some time now, quite happily on my Linux box with 2 L QCP 5000 cams. I have just added a 3rd camera this is an analogue CC...
r6 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:26 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x09x14x043012
Question Motion Experts, I have just purchased D Link G900 network camers with the hope of using "motion" as a surveillance tool. The version is 3.2.7 and was dow...
r3 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:25 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x08x06x141715
Question Dear, we use motion with two independant card (device0, device1) wich have 4 canal (input0, 1, 2 3). When i plug all the camera, all on the second card ...
r3 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:23 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x05x12x173736
Question I am using 2 IPcams where a JPG is polled once a second. About every 15min, motion receives a corrupted JPG and triggers recording. Is there a way to mak...
r3 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:20 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x05x23x020426
Question I try to connect to an Longshine LCS IC 716 low budget Network Camera (IP). The Camera uses Java to show its images, it provides MJPEG Stream on Port 432...
r3 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:13 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2005x07x14x135644
Question I'm having a problem when Motion creates mpeg files. They cannot be opened using Windows Media Player or Winamp's Video Player. I've tried to use the msm...
r23 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:12 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x05x05x041843
Question Linksys WVC11B gives .asf format stream ./img/video.asf Which apparently is not supported by motion. Does anyone here know if the workaround described be...
r2 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:09 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x05x31x185858
Question Is there any way to reset the event counter without restarting the daemon. Environment Motion version: 3.2.7 ffmpeg version: Libraries...
r3 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:04 by AngelCarpintero
NetcamContentAuthPatch
Support of Network camera with Content Auth header in stream Description of Patch Hi, my name is Lucio Dona' and I am using Motion with a Grandtec Grand IP Camer...
r6 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:03 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x06x13x094424
Question Hi. I've got Grand IP Cam III, and I want to work it with Motion. When I use /video.cgi source I'm still getting error like: 1 Not a JPEG file: starts ...
r3 - 16 Jun 2008 - 00:02 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x03x10x105741
Question I appended a new Q A to SupportQuestion2006x02x26x203712 but I'll pose it again here and cross link my edits... Kenneth, You mention a multi bus/controll...
r2 - 15 Jun 2008 - 23:58 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x11x27x201513
BUG: 4 identical cameras (NTSC) connected to a 4 port/4 processor capture card. To get threads 1 through 3 functioning in NTSC, you must first set each individua...
r3 - 15 Jun 2008 - 23:54 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x06x14x214513
Feature Request: Description So there is a thread number format specifier, but no name. It'd simply (my) configuration if there was a way to name a camera: cam...
r3 - 15 Jun 2008 - 23:21 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x06x11x183727
Question I'm having a problem encoding video from an Axis 211M at 1280 x 1024. The jpg's don't show any corruption but when it's encoded, green and block blocks s...
r5 - 13 Jun 2008 - 07:56 by AngelCarpintero
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x10
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 18 May 2008 Summary of changes since 3.2.9 Features * Added the pre_capture buffer redesign to throttle load...
r3 - 10 Jun 2008 - 22:22 by AngelCarpintero
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x9
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 18 Nov 2007 Summary of changes since 3.2.8 Features * Removed debian (to avoid conflicts with debian package...
r7 - 10 Jun 2008 - 21:24 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x05x10x161321
Question http://www.linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/index.php/Kodicom_4400R how do i configure this ? the card has 16 inputs and 4 chips, i can view the v4l devices /dev/vide...
r7 - 08 Jun 2008 - 19:36 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x05x28x002710
Question I'm not sure if this is the same old usb controller problem that is fully detailed elsewhere and apologise in advance if it is. The system recognises the...
r6 - 07 Jun 2008 - 09:08 by JohnMaguire
SupportQuestion2008x06x03x205344
Question Is possible to configure motion with url rtp protocol? Is there a way? Environment Motion version: 3.2.10 ffmpeg version: Libraries: ...
r3 - 04 Jun 2008 - 14:50 by AngelCarpintero
MotionFeatureList
Feature List for Motion Some of motion's features include: * Taking snapshots of movement * Watch multiple video devices at the same time * Watch multipl...
FeatureRequest2007x11x19x032318
Feature Request: Description Some webcams and capture cards support many palettes to capture from, righ now motion automatically does selection. There're users ...
BugReport2008x05x29x082232
BUG: When I lost the connection on my webcam Logitech, unplug and plug the usb, then Motion detect the camera again and is going down. Webcam Logitech Quickcam e...
r6 - 02 Jun 2008 - 16:04 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x02x26x203712
Question Hi, im running Motion 3.2.4 on a netgear WGT634u wireless router. Im not sure if you can help me here because of the platform i am using but i CAN use mo...
r7 - 02 Jun 2008 - 04:19 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2005x10x10x182706
Question Hello, To begin sorry for my english i am french :) So, i am trying to use motion3.2.3 with 2 webcam. i configured thread1.conf and thread2.Conf. All my ...
r14 - 02 Jun 2008 - 04:17 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x06x07x223743
BUG: starting the program I get the following error: ./motion c ~/motion.conf 0 Processing thread 0 config file /home/z lmutt/motion.conf 0 Unknown config...
r7 - 02 Jun 2008 - 04:10 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x05x27x174850
Feature Request: Description 1) Currently I have to specify the camera name multiple times in filenames, text_ variables on_camera_lost, etc. It would be great...
NEW - 27 May 2008 - 18:01 by RomanGaufman
SupportQuestion2008x05x17x000053
Question Good day. I have a 8 headed video capture card on the basis of Philips SAA7134. 5 cameras are installed. All works about 1 2 weeks without censures. Noth...
r4 - 26 May 2008 - 05:38 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x05x17x175521
BUG: If I remove the webcam while Motion is running (which accidently happens every now and then), Motion becomes unkillable. Ctrl c, kill 1, 2, 15 don't help...
r11 - 22 May 2008 - 20:48 by PekkaVuorela
BugReport2008x04x12x152823
BUG: I set my post_capture at an equivalent of 45 seconds (accurate with the use of the fillter frame patch) and my max_mpeg_time at 120 seconds. I create some m...
r17 - 22 May 2008 - 01:13 by AngelCarpintero
PreCaptureRedesign
PreCapture buffer redesign and enhanced minimum_motion_frames Description of Patch This patch implements two major things. 1. minimum_motion_frames have now also...
r50 - 18 May 2008 - 23:36 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x01x27x155414
BUG: d link dcs 900 connection lost after a short time. Everything works just fine then: exitus (s below). I read about the bug, but not about any solution. Is...
r7 - 18 May 2008 - 23:35 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x10x23x093651
BUG: Compiling motion with mjpegtools support breaks motion compilation for AMD64. ******************** * Configure status * ******************** OS...
r3 - 18 May 2008 - 23:34 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x06x27x163751
BUG: I've had problems with motion getting 'stuck' if the mysql server dies or gets restarted. My expectation is that motion would try to reconnect to it. What i...
r6 - 18 May 2008 - 23:34 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x07x07x182605
BUG: Have one card with 4chips and 16 inputs (SAA7134) and noticed that chips that only used 2 inputs needed more skip frames than chips used 4 inputs. Trying a ...
r7 - 18 May 2008 - 23:33 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x07x11x211429
BUG: My camera claims to support 640x480, but it is downsized to 176x144 It's a QuickCam Pro5000. I'm using V4l v2, and the uvcvideo driver. works great, just to...
r7 - 18 May 2008 - 23:33 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x10x27x150419
BUG: Hello. I use a motion more than one year. All works excellently on a computer with 32 bit operational system FreeBSD 6.2. Now I wish to force to work a moti...
r6 - 18 May 2008 - 23:32 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x01x21x043812
When choosing a palette I had the problem that the selected palette wasn't chosen, but instead a 'higher' supported palette. My camera supports V4L2 _PIX_FMT_MJPE...
r3 - 18 May 2008 - 23:30 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x11x26x010755
BUG: vid_tuner struct is not initialized in v4l_set_input which leads to random problems on some cards using the tuner. (see patch included) video.c.dist ...
r4 - 18 May 2008 - 23:30 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x11x28x093122
BUG: It seems the httpd remote control is falling apart. Since SVN 253 I have not been able to use the remote control interface with user name and password. And ...
r3 - 18 May 2008 - 23:29 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x11x25x102808
BUG: The HTML output on motion control isn't valid HTML to some extent. Sample: Thread 1 text_left = Kamera 1 help The Element is only valid within an El...
r3 - 18 May 2008 - 23:29 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x10x05x220640
BUG: Motion build exists with error when ffmpeg.c is compiled. Even latest motion snapshot has this problem. Is my version of ffmpeg too new? For info my ffmpeg ...
r4 - 18 May 2008 - 23:29 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x09x22x180244
BUG: I am somewhat of a newbie but I think there is a problem with %f. I tried the command "on_movie_end echo %f" and I got this: %f /var/lib/motion/snapshots/03...
r3 - 18 May 2008 - 23:28 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x02x25x013419
BUG: Describe the bug in plain text here. Paste in error messages and other text where new lines must be preserved in the field below angel and i found that when...
r3 - 18 May 2008 - 23:27 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x05x15x160542
Feature Request: Description It would be great if a motion jpeg can be outputted for first, best or center like for output_normal. Main.RomanGaufman 15 May...
NEW - 15 May 2008 - 16:12 by RomanGaufman
SupportQuestion2007x04x03x000305
Question Hello everyone, i got a new Logitech QuickCam Sphere MP and after hours of compiling and testing i finally got some pictures. But only at a size of 176x1...
r3 - 10 May 2008 - 23:35 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x01x27x123418
Question Hello! I ran into problems getting motion running on my freebsd box... i read through wiki and faq and would be very pleased if someone could give me som...
r3 - 10 May 2008 - 23:33 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x09x04x155737
BUG: floating point error Motion is dead after some changes of width and height parameters by my PHP application. Now server can't restart, there is a floating p...
r4 - 10 May 2008 - 23:13 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x09x12x083959
Question I have a Logitech Quickam Express with driver spca5xx, because the pwc driver is not commpatible (I think). The webcam works correctly with camorama and ...
r4 - 07 May 2008 - 04:44 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x02x093247
Question Hi, first, i want to use this message to say a big THANKS for such a great solution to detect motion and store it. Never used a programm that can do so m...
r3 - 07 May 2008 - 04:43 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x11x193352
Question Hi I finally got Motion working, and have started capturing images from my Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 (which I think uses v4l2). This webcam features "Ri...
r3 - 07 May 2008 - 04:42 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x02x02x110629
Question gentoo linux kernel 2.6.19. motion 3.2.7 chickcam / # motion n 0 Processing thread 0 config file /etc/motion.conf 0 Thread 1 is from /etc/motion.c...
r5 - 07 May 2008 - 04:41 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x05x27x131953
Question Most of the time I run motion I start it from the start a program menu in KDE. First its output is a black screen in port 8081. Then I restart it in port...
r9 - 07 May 2008 - 04:39 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x07x11x215104
Question Dear motion keepers. I opened a new request, because I downloaded, and compiled version 3.2.8. The important result, is the same as before, to work, moti...
r3 - 07 May 2008 - 04:39 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x02x13x034551
Question Hello. I am a newbie to the world of linux, and i have never compiled and installed a program like this before....so, please bear with me. :) I have inst...
r3 - 07 May 2008 - 04:38 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x03x06x102257
Question I am using Motion for my project. Motion is definitely an excellent program with motion detection. I installed the Motion in the Buffalo Linkstation with...
r4 - 07 May 2008 - 04:37 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x04x16x222438
Question I'm compiling without linux threads and dont need support for BKTR because i'm using a philips webcam "Vesta Pro". i just can't seem to get Motion to run...
r6 - 07 May 2008 - 04:34 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x03x08x165728
Question How to add motion to start motion in run level 2 ? Environment Motion version: 3.2.9 ffmpeg version: Libraries: ffmpeg Server...
r3 - 07 May 2008 - 04:33 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x05x10x212739
Question The first frame that motion takes is always mostly green. I'm using motion 3.2.7 source running in daemon mode. I'm using a philips SPC 9000NC with pwc d...
r2 - 07 May 2008 - 04:32 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x10x09x013157
Question When I run motion in setup mode and watch the output, the threshold value never changes. I can set the initial value, but it will never auto tune it self...
r3 - 07 May 2008 - 04:31 by AngelCarpintero
NetcamFileURLPatch
New feature on netcam_url option and enabling file:///... urls Description of Patch I developed a patch for motion project on svn trunk branch (next 3.2.8 releas...
r6 - 07 May 2008 - 04:27 by AngelCarpintero
PreviewCenter
Preview image based center of image Description of Patch PreviewCenter selects the preview image based on how far center of motion is from center of the image. T...
r9 - 07 May 2008 - 04:26 by AngelCarpintero
WatchdogAndThreadPatch
Watchdog and thread video device patch Description of Patch Motion isn't able to start if a video device isn't there at startup, Motion even exits if it can't ca...
r10 - 07 May 2008 - 04:25 by AngelCarpintero
RemoveLowCpuFeature
Remove 'low_cpu' Feature Description of Patch Since the introduction of the 'pre_capture' feature, 'low_cpu' doesn't work very well anymore. The pre_capture buff...
r9 - 07 May 2008 - 04:25 by AngelCarpintero
RemoveNightCompensate
Remove night_compensate feature Description of Patch I would like to entirely remove the night_compensate feature. It tries to lower the noise level by a fixed v...
r6 - 07 May 2008 - 04:25 by AngelCarpintero
ConfigureScript
Configure Script Configure is script that you run to setup the build environment for the C compiler. It generates the "Makefile" which the program "make" uses t...
r6 - 07 May 2008 - 03:59 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x03x18x094405
Feature Request: Description Hi. Rather than using serial ports and dedicated custom protocol for driving X Y steppers, it should be simpler to use parallel po...
FeatureRequest2008x04x17x001820
Feature Request: Description I am currently capturing 10fps (to try and get smooth video). I had a look at the output of motion that shows the changed pixels. ...
r5 - 30 Apr 2008 - 19:37 by DagErlandsson
FeatureRequest2007x01x22x231542
Feature Request: Description Hi, I use a lightweight server (Linksys NSLU2 running Openslug) which is all I can house in my 'server cupboard'. It only uses 10 ...
r31 - 25 Apr 2008 - 06:41 by SimonW
SupportQuestion2008x04x20x185055
Question Hi, is it possible to completely disable the motion detector and only use the webcam server to save some cpu time? TIA Environment Motion version: ...
r2 - 21 Apr 2008 - 12:27 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x04x16x205009
Question I have a project where I must use a USB video capture device. I will need only Composite Video (phono plug) type input. I will not need a TV tuner. I hav...
r2 - 17 Apr 2008 - 02:51 by AngelCarpintero
ConfigOptionNightCompensate
* Type: * Range / Valid values: * Default: * Option Topic It has normally been the advice not to use this with 'noise_tune' turned on. However the lat...
FeatureRequest2007x12x16x132522
Feature Request: Description This was discussed with sack, Lavr and joergw a couple of weeks ago on #motion so I figured I will add an actual feature request o...
r20 - 13 Apr 2008 - 23:33 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x04x03x114928
Question Paste in your error messages, config settings, terminal window output etc in this text field. Environment Motion version: 3.2.9 ffmpeg versio...
r3 - 07 Apr 2008 - 05:55 by RogerWyss
BugReport2008x04x06x121225
BUG: Unlike on_picture_save, %q always returns "00" when used on_movie_end :( I would really love if %q would equal the last frame number which would essential...
r3 - 06 Apr 2008 - 22:31 by BobSaggeth
ConvertTo3gp
Script that converts your avi files into 3gp files Introduction Ever wanted to connect with your mobile phone to motion and download the latest movies? This scri...
r10 - 06 Apr 2008 - 20:00 by JohnPowell
SupportQuestion2008x04x04x110137
Question I have tried the following two php commands but still cannot start the Motion though php. The motion can be started by typing the command line "motion" d...
r3 - 05 Apr 2008 - 10:43 by JackK
FeatureRequest2008x03x31x193142
Feature Request: Description I miss a option in motion.conf to disable storage of jpeg files. Or did I missed something? Main.AndreasLindner 31 Mar 2008 F...
r2 - 01 Apr 2008 - 02:21 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x01x27x205412
Feature Request: Description Hi, is it possible to have an user and password in the webcam http, like "control_authentication" ? for example "webcam_authentica...
r4 - 30 Mar 2008 - 08:16 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2007x02x06x231543
Feature Request: Hi! I am sorry for my english. I have changed function start() in /etc/rc.d/init.d/motion for run motion with non priviledged UID and special um...
r3 - 30 Mar 2008 - 08:09 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x03x19x120345
Question Hi, i try to setup some new cameras to work with motion, i got 5 terracam usb pro v2 from terratec and tried to get them to work for every cam i try i ...
r4 - 30 Mar 2008 - 07:21 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x09x05x075803
Question I am interested in the software motion. I have read the program for a period of time. But it is difficult to understand the details of detecting motion f...
r3 - 30 Mar 2008 - 07:17 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x09x04x141959
Question Hi there! i have strange problem here. i use motion 3.2.8 with a Logitech Quickcam Pro 5000 an Archlinux. Everything seems to be ok for a short time, but...
r3 - 30 Mar 2008 - 07:16 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x03x23x142143
Feature Request: Description I know it was removed in 3.2.7 (as per the docs here) but I found it to be a useful option that cannot be replaced with minimum_fr...
NEW - 23 Mar 2008 - 14:34 by SaC
FeatureRequest2008x03x18x191631
Feature Request: Description Hi, I have a netcamera without sound record, but I have a microphone... How I can add the new channel at the final video? Now I la...
r2 - 19 Mar 2008 - 13:34 by RomanGaufman
SupportQuestion2008x03x11x194236
Question I have tried to write a simple php script for exit the motion: Why does it not work? I have set up only one camera. html output Warning: file_get_content...
r2 - 16 Mar 2008 - 19:25 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x03x10x172615
BUG: Motion is installed on Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Server i386 system by using most recent Motion 3.2.9 Deb for Ubuntu Gutsy. Package installed using gdebi to best sa...
r2 - 16 Mar 2008 - 19:15 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x03x10x172021
BUG: The default motion.conf file placed in /etc/motion references (remarked) thread files with a path of /usr/local/etc, which is the default when building Moti...
r2 - 16 Mar 2008 - 19:15 by AngelCarpintero
UvcvideoDynctrl
uvcvideo uvcdynctrl uvcdynctrl is an application that comes with libwebcam http://www.quickcamteam.net/software/libwebcam/ Today libwebcam 0.1.1 provides the foll...
ProjectSummary
One line project summary Describe project with one line (max 100 characters). Used for list of projects Main.KennethLavrsen 04 Oct 2004
BugReport2008x02x21x225945
BUG: %H and %k should be different but they are not. (%H should be 00 23 and %k should be 0 23 ) but they are same i tried at my box. i need %H properities, b...
r3 - 24 Feb 2008 - 00:59 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x06x13x064421
BUG: I have temperature sensor on /dev/ttyS2 in extension card on ISA slot . When I start motion some of symbol is drop depending CPU load. I can see the same wh...
r5 - 21 Feb 2008 - 13:47 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2008x02x21x121900
Feature Request: Description The Allnet 2281 camera is not working with motion 3.2.9: netcam_url http://192.168.1.1/cgi/mjpg/mjpeg.cgi netcam_userpass admin:ad...
r2 - 21 Feb 2008 - 13:43 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2005x10x03x201539
BUG: My motion silently quit today running in debug mode, I finally found out why: 1 Started stream webcam server in port 8081 1 File of type 32 saved t...
BugReport2007x06x05x012249
BUG: I am running Fedora Core 6(kernel 2.6.20 1.2948) and using motion 3.2.8_beta1 compiled without ffmpeg, mysql and postgresql. Everything compiled without err...
BugReport2007x03x30x175913
BUG: The svn revision r174 of motion crashes at the start all the time with the SN9C102 camera. Core was generated by `./motion'. Program terminated with signal ...
BugReport2007x03x25x074612
BUG: Received by email from Alain Guidez I have seen a bug in ffmpeg.c and ffmepg.h so I send you the diff files in order to correct it. for ffmpeg.c 646c646 vo...
BugReport2007x01x11x203951
BUG: I'm running Fedora Core 6 64bit and I'm getting a compling error I've updated my systems with yum Version: 3.2.8 Platform: Linux (if this is incorrect, ple...
BugReport2006x12x03x073610
BUG: Motion 3.2.7 corrupts captured images on FreeBSD. Only about 20% of the actual PAL image area at the top of the image is used. The rest of the image area is...
BugReport2006x10x10x081903
BUG: If MySQL has a connection to a server and the server becomes unavaiable, it doesnt reconnect when the server is up again. Motion is still running, but nothi...
BugReport2008x02x18x222143
BUG: After an hour or so, Motion stop answering. The HTTP daemon doesnt work, no more motion pictures or snapshots are taken. Then when I kill the process I have...
r7 - 20 Feb 2008 - 19:27 by DanielHolm
SupportQuestion2008x02x11x160008
Question Hi, im very new to motion ... and my english is worst ... i know : ( I have a Intellinet Highspeed Dome Cam ... not cheap wink The cam is configured to cap...
r2 - 20 Feb 2008 - 06:02 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2004x12x14x221811
Question I have a Pelco D compatible PTZ camera (Elitar ELPT806) and whant it to work in Linux/Motion. Does anybody know how i can send Hex code to the serial por...
SupportQuestion2008x02x17x150137
Question I originally installed Motion without ffmpeg, and it was doing a bang up job. I decided to add movie capability, so I installed ffmpeg (and zlib1g dev, w...
r3 - 18 Feb 2008 - 04:29 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x02x12x151648
BUG: I upgraded to 3.2.9 and now I see a lot of error messages. I'm connecting to an Axis 2400 camera server. It looks like it took about 3 hours for the Error r...
r2 - 14 Feb 2008 - 08:12 by AngelCarpintero
MjpegProxyResizerRecompressorCGI
Python MJPEG Proxy, resizer and recompression CGI Introduction This CGI proxy can resize and recompress a mjpeg stream. It is very handy when you have webcams or...
r4 - 11 Feb 2008 - 19:20 by MartijnBakker
BugReport2008x02x05x162746
BUG: At finished the record a mpeg video (any formats), Motion wait some seconds and crashing. I think is a fail at closed the file.. not sure.... Camera is NetC...
r3 - 06 Feb 2008 - 18:42 by TrebolA
BugReport2007x03x15x194232
BUG: In the daily bind from the 14.3. is following error: I have play a little bit with the API function and I've found out, that only a value for "Y" or "tilt" ...
r3 - 06 Feb 2008 - 04:49 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x02x04x064521
Question I have installed motion with the built in package manager on archlinux. when I run motion I get the output below. Ne ideas on how I can get it working. I...
r4 - 06 Feb 2008 - 04:22 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x01x05x042506
Question I have a Logitech Quickcam Orbit/Sphere MP (Bus 001 Device 009: ID 046d:08cc Logitech, Inc.) and i can get the picture without any problem with the uvc d...
r7 - 04 Feb 2008 - 05:05 by AngelCarpintero
MotionConfigToy
Windows GUI to edit the motion config files /motionconfigtoy.jpg An effort to see how many parameters can graphically fit in a 640 x 480 screen before becoming to...
r16 - 03 Feb 2008 - 23:46 by SergioAguiar
SupportQuestion2007x08x07x212845
Question Hi, I am trying to run motion with the following settings: "ffmpeg_cap_new on" "ffmpeg_video_codec msmpeg4" However I get the error listed below: 0 Pro...
r7 - 02 Feb 2008 - 06:23 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2008x01x31x054614
BUG: hello, i am trying to install motion on my MAC ppc. I followed instructions per the motion website for MAC installations: 1 The installation refers to olde...
r2 - 31 Jan 2008 - 09:45 by AngelCarpintero
MotionProfiling
Profiling Motion What is Profiling? From the gprof documentation: "Profiling allows you to learn where your program spent its time and which functions called whi...
r14 - 27 Jan 2008 - 02:07 by BobSaggeth
FeatureRequest2008x01x21x123122
Feature Request: Description It might be handy to be able to define alternate dimensions of an image from that at which they were captured. Perhaps this would ...
r2 - 22 Jan 2008 - 08:57 by AngelCarpintero
Dv4Linux
DV4Linux Introduction This program allows applications using the V4L API to receive video from a firewire camcorder. Detailed Description DV4Linux provides two...
r6 - 19 Jan 2008 - 16:50 by WolfgangBeck
FeatureRequest2008x01x16x222003
Feature Request: Description In debugging a recent problem with an IP9100A (see WorkingDevices) I needed to find out the TCP receive and transmit buffer sizes ...
r3 - 17 Jan 2008 - 22:21 by SimonW
SupportQuestion2008x01x15x160852
Question Hi, i want to store pictures only. The Motion detect works perfectly. and the Jpg Files from motion detecting stored correctly. But the option Snapshot d...
r2 - 16 Jan 2008 - 13:30 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2008x01x11x125213
Question I'm having trouble getting motion working with the pwcbsd driver on FreeBSD. I've installed the latest versions of both (as of today) from the ports tree...
r9 - 15 Jan 2008 - 13:06 by AngelCarpintero
OneFFMpegWithEventNumbersUpdatingPatch
One Large FFMpeg file with Event Numbers updating Description of Patch (Topic pruned to improve readability, 19 Mar 2007) I previously asked a question about 'ge...
r10 - 14 Jan 2008 - 22:10 by SimonW
LosslessEncoding
Patch Title Lossless Encoding Introduction This patch gives motion the capability to encode videos using a lossless codec. Description of Patch This patch a...
r9 - 11 Jan 2008 - 05:41 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x08x20x205313
BUG: im use motion on fox board www.acmesystems.it the webcam is http://www.acmesystems.it/?id=40 root@axis 00408c000001 /usr/local 198# motion d level 0 Pro...
r2 - 08 Jan 2008 - 16:24 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x03x22x203238
Feature Request: Description Hi, I would like to know if it is possible to create a directive to limit the maximum number of simultaneous connections to a ...
FeatureRequest2007x12x01x232911
Feature Request: Description Hi I highly appreciate good work already done to motion, its a piece of code which i would write by myself if you haven't done it a...
r2 - 06 Jan 2008 - 20:38 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x11x23x201806
Question I have a Logitech 820 Clicksmart webcam, I am using the gvcaps driver. "motion" logs images and movies to the local directory for a few minutes, and th...
r5 - 06 Jan 2008 - 20:17 by AngelCarpintero
WebcamMempool
Mempool for webcam Description of Patch module webcam always mallocs and frees memory for each jpeg. this patch implements a pool for unused memory. if memory is...
r12 - 06 Jan 2008 - 19:41 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x12x29x175530
Question I have 3 IP camera axis,whit a opensuse 10.3 distribution i have configured motion with 3 thread files in daemon mode the 3 ip camera address is 192.16...
r9 - 06 Jan 2008 - 19:04 by AngelCarpintero
MailingList
Mailing List Motion has its own mailing list at Sourceforge: The mails address is /motion user.png Posting can be done by mailing list members only. You can s...
r11 - 06 Jan 2008 - 11:48 by TheSpike
FeatureRequest2007x12x31x221921
Feature Request: Description It would be nice to be able to control PTZ Network camera controls. Main.SubnetG 31 Dec 2007 Follow up That's in roadmap alre...
r2 - 04 Jan 2008 - 14:38 by AngelCarpintero
RestartOnVideoSourceError
Restart threads and/or motion when capture errors detected from camera source Description of Patch Due to my capture device causing large amounts of interference...
r4 - 04 Jan 2008 - 14:23 by AngelCarpintero
MotionWatchdog
Motion Watchdog Description Motion should kill inactive child threads and start a new hoping to revive a dead camera See discussion of #motion IRC http://koala.i...
r14 - 04 Jan 2008 - 14:20 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x12x14x212026
Question could you add an option to log motion logs to a file rather than to syslog? sometimes it produces tons of output and i don't like it if my syslog file ge...
r2 - 01 Jan 2008 - 22:54 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x12x23x141050
Question I have seen a couple of posts regarding quicktime being unable to view videos saved by motion. Timelapse videos work fine, however all others fail. Usi...
r2 - 01 Jan 2008 - 22:52 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x04x04x145613
Question Hi I have a link problem on CentOS4. Motion object files compiled. Linking Motion... gcc L/usr/local/lib o motion motion.o conf.o draw.o video.o netc...
r3 - 01 Jan 2008 - 22:17 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2007x02x08x172812
Feature Request: Description When fetching Jpeg images from a network IP camera ( from a non streaming / non MJPEG source ), the motion netcam code does a TCP ...
r3 - 29 Dec 2007 - 16:19 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x11x17x171735
BUG: When I visit action/restart or action/quit through the control interface, motion hangs and both the webcam and the control interface stop responding. I have...
r4 - 11 Dec 2007 - 09:19 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2007x12x03x135328
Feature Request: Description As far as I understand labeling (marking movement in all pixels of the same colour in the neighbourhood of changed pixel?) it seems...
r2 - 03 Dec 2007 - 21:37 by JoergWeber
BugReport2007x11x28x151359
BUG: I used the latest svn from ffmpeg, configured it with "./configure" (and make, make install) and got the daily snap of motion (20071128 051001). I then conf...
r2 - 02 Dec 2007 - 20:54 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x11x11x085048
Question I have a safer ccd camera which provides infra led lighting at night, which does not produce a good pic with motion downloaded as an rpm via this site. A...
r5 - 02 Dec 2007 - 18:43 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x11x28x205443
BUG: When running motion using /etc/init.d/motion start the "on_movie_end" does not appear to be working. when running motion via command line as motion s n or...
r4 - 02 Dec 2007 - 18:40 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x11x27x093818
Question I would like to use with Motion MySql. Motion works perfectly, but I need to put the records on a Mysql Database outside. Using the commands in webcam1....
r2 - 02 Dec 2007 - 18:34 by AngelCarpintero
SignalsKill
Signals (sent with e.g. kill command) A signal can be sent from the command line by typing e.g. kill s SIGHUP pid, where the last parameter is the process ID whi...
r6 - 29 Nov 2007 - 07:57 by FanTomas
FeatureRequest2007x11x25x064501
Feature Request: Description The HTML output on motion control isn't valid HTML to some extent. Sample: Thread 1 text_left = Kamera 1 help The li Element...
FeatureRequest2006x05x09x150917
Feature Request: Description Is it possible to generate a 4x4, 6x6, 8x8 split image using all camera threads and put this in to one additional mjpeg stream? Thi...
r3 - 24 Nov 2007 - 20:19 by AxelAmthor
SupportQuestion2007x11x20x085735
Question Great software! I have a 2 camera setup, thread1 controls an old handheld video camera connected to a pc via a Hauppage TV card input thread2 a USB log...
r3 - 22 Nov 2007 - 13:11 by AndrewCook
MjpegColorIssue
Mjpeg (V4L2_PIX_FMT_MJPEG) Description of Patch Replacement for current implentation of V4L2_PIX_FMT_MJPEG palette for webcams (uvcvideo tested) to fix color is...
r5 - 19 Nov 2007 - 02:33 by AngelCarpintero
MjpegToYUV420pPatch
mjpegtoyuv420p patch for Logitech Quickcam Pro Description of Patch Posted by Main.KennethLavrsen from posting on MailingList Hi To use my Logitech Quickcam Pro ...
r9 - 19 Nov 2007 - 02:33 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x05x23x145436
BUG: Compilation on SUSE 10.1 with last ffmpeg or ffmpeg cvs 20060306 exit with errors ******************** * Configure status * **************...
r4 - 19 Nov 2007 - 01:54 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x224850
Feature Request: Description A lot of new cheap webcams output their images in Bayer format. According to the driver writers it is not the job of the driver to...
r4 - 19 Nov 2007 - 01:14 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x11x09x050638
Feature Request: Description Add the connection status of devices. This feature is mainly useful for network devices , so you can get the connection status of ...
r4 - 19 Nov 2007 - 01:13 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x11x15x151829
Question Hi, after many attempts have finally managed to install FFmpeg (ffmpeg 0.4.9 pre1 with ./Configure enable shared, make, make install). In /usr/local/l...
r2 - 16 Nov 2007 - 11:47 by JoergWeber
UsingDatabases
Using Databases Motion can be compiled with both MySQL and PostgreSQL database support. When enabled Motion adds a record to a table in the database as specifie...
SanityCheckforConfigOptions
Sanity Check for Config Options Description of Patch Next milestone on the roadmap will be a better handling of config options. A sanity check has to be performe...
r5 - 11 Nov 2007 - 09:43 by JoergWeber
BugReport2007x11x05x231058
BUG: Hi, thanks for great program! I have Mustek WCam300 (lsusb gives: "Bus 1 Device 3: ID 06a5:d001 Divio ProLink DS3303u WebCam") I use "nw8xx.ko" module (...
r3 - 10 Nov 2007 - 07:09 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2007x07x03x061451
Feature Request: Description Sorry if already discussed, but I couldnt find any reference. Many a times I dont want to check the whole area for motion, only spe...
r6 - 05 Nov 2007 - 11:20 by JoergWeber
MotionWithMythTV
MotionWithMythTV Introduction MythTV is a Linux open source project to provide PVR (personal video recorder) features on a computer. MythTV servers are usually o...
r11 - 02 Nov 2007 - 11:41 by SimonW
FeatureRequest2007x10x31x164251
Feature Request: Description Hello, I use motion as MJPEG streaming software and find it useful. The output is playable on vlc player. I find ways to start Moti...
NEW - 31 Oct 2007 - 17:06 by JpkaJ
FeatureRequest2005x05x03x020916
Feature Request: Description client could get stream (webcam server) as MPEG instead of MJPEG Main.RobertoSpadim 03 May 2005 Follow up Yep. Would be nice. ...
r8 - 29 Oct 2007 - 15:34 by RomanGaufman
SupportQuestion2007x10x23x183238
Question I have a Logitech Communicate camera. When I load the driver qcset i says: Depth : 24 Palette : RGB888 packed into 24bit words. When I st...
r5 - 27 Oct 2007 - 02:49 by GuardianBob
FeatureRequest2007x10x25x065125
Feature Request: Description I have a web camera which is connected via Homeplug Ethernet over mains, which reduces the amount of wiring which has to be run to...
NEW - 25 Oct 2007 - 06:57 by JohnLines
FFmpegSWFcreation
ffmpeg_video_codec to swf to create flash files from ffmpeg Description of Patch This patch was written by B #65533;ser Pete from the mailing list, however I fou...
r5 - 20 Oct 2007 - 04:56 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2007x08x20x044016
Feature Request: Description If there isn't a way already, I think there should be an option where motion can change the user id that it runs under. Similar to ...
r4 - 12 Oct 2007 - 14:05 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x10x11x162240
Question I have multiple ip cameras running through motion. The problem is that I need them to start detecting motion at different times of the night. As the co...
MotionNotificationsViaYourNabaztagBunny
Let your bunny warn you when motion is detected. Introduction The nabaztag is a wifi enabled rabbit with lights and ears that can move. It also has a speechgener...
NEW - 10 Oct 2007 - 08:05 by FolkertvanHeusden
SmarterReferenceFrameDiscussion
Smarter Reference Frame Discussion Todays reference frame is a decay type reference frame which is made to ensure detection of slowly moving objects. This has a n...
r13 - 04 Oct 2007 - 20:53 by JoergWeber
FeatureRequest2007x04x12x232027
Feature Request: Description in some installations it would be useful to have the sensitivity Mask disabled during motion events. eg: if i set up a camera in...
r5 - 04 Oct 2007 - 02:16 by LeRoy
FeatureRequest2006x07x06x213319
Feature Request: Description We use the snapshot feature as a backup for the motion detect feature. For this purpose, we put the snapshot interval to 1 sec. We ...
FeatureRequest2007x01x19x182142
Feature Request: Description I have a camera observing a street, but I would like to be able to distinguish movies of people from those of passing cars in the...
r5 - 30 Sep 2007 - 10:25 by JoergWeber
FeatureRequest2006x01x01x040730
Feature Request: Description I am trying to use it to watch the entire front yard. The typical event begins with very small objects (people or cars) entering ...
r3 - 30 Sep 2007 - 10:06 by JoergWeber
AlgDiffStandardMmxPatch
alg_diff_standard MMX patch Introduction This patch contains MMX assembler addition to the alg_diff_standard function. The benefit is a major speed improvement, ...
BugReport2007x09x18x184851
BUG: i use the "sql_query" option. In normal mode its running and motion write to mysql, but if i used "daemon on" its written in syslog mysql error occured. On ...
r5 - 25 Sep 2007 - 19:57 by AngelCarpintero
LogPreview
Log preview image as different type as jpeg Description of Patch I had a problem when I wanted to save all motion pictures and still have a event preview picture...
NEW - 11 Sep 2007 - 19:58 by DagErlandsson
FTPAtIntervalWhenUpdatedScript
Bash script to FTP images to a remote server when the file has been updated Introduction Motion is great, but it doesn't have any built in FTP functionality. In ...
NEW - 01 Sep 2007 - 21:28 by StephTheGeek
BugReport2007x08x30x103958
BUG: i get an compile error with ffmpeg after "make" Linking Motion... i tracked down the problem to the Makefile line 37: "LIBS = lm lpthread ljpeg L/usr...
r4 - 31 Aug 2007 - 21:23 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x08x22x144132
Question Hello, i have set up 2 Trendnet TV IP201W and 1 Abus Security Center DIGILAN TV7230. The work normaly with the browser if i put in the several ip s off t...
r2 - 30 Aug 2007 - 14:37 by AngelCarpintero
CamUniversal
Program to manage and record several cameras (Ip Cams, Webcam) Main.FlorianSchropp 23 Aug 2007
NEW - 23 Aug 2007 - 06:48 by FlorianSchropp
SupportQuestion2007x07x29x084400
Question I installed motion motion_3.2.8 0.ubuntu.feisty_i386.deb and tried to start it then, it says (among other things) ioctl(VIDIOCGMBUF) Error device does ...
r11 - 15 Aug 2007 - 03:12 by JasjeetSingh
SupportQuestion2007x08x06x142825
Question Ask your question. If you want to paste error output text or similar text where new lines must be preserved, paste it in the field below. Hello, I'm sorr...
r2 - 09 Aug 2007 - 03:50 by AngelCarpintero
LinuxUvcTrackingPatch
Patch for support Motion tracking feature with linux uvc devices Description of Patch To enable tracking for Logitech Quickcam Sphere (046d:08c2) which use linux...
r28 - 09 Aug 2007 - 03:11 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2007x07x08x091911
Feature Request: Description MJPEG is a better codec for security cameras especially when you need to step though them frame by frame. Since ffmpeg already supp...
r3 - 02 Aug 2007 - 13:08 by SimonW
SupportQuestion2007x05x16x032451
Question Motion is not capturing images. First required to start motion, than tv time, to initialize the capture board I think. Than motion, works ok. Using moti...
r8 - 01 Aug 2007 - 18:24 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x03x08x073048
Question Hello, We want to save a picture every five seconds, thus we put "snapshot_interval 5", but that does works, the webcam save pictures only when it detect...
SupportQuestion2007x01x27x090247
Question The freshmeat.net entry is not up to date. Hi, I think you should keep your freshmeat.net entry up to date. There are about 150 subscribers to the motion...
SupportQuestion2006x12x01x081411
Question Hi, I am still working on a movie file with all of a day's motion in it, and am currently trying the approach of processing all the .jpg files with an ex...
SupportQuestion2006x10x10x142338
Question Is there any way to use mjprox to feed an existing mjpeg file through a webserver so that it can be accessed via a browser? Environment Motion versio...
SupportQuestion2006x09x01x154503
Question if you use the %f macro (which expands to the filename of the image / video) then as soon as that event occurs motion exits with the attached error. This...
SupportQuestion2006x07x06x214607
Question Is it possible to have motion working with images larger than 1280x1040 ? When we try that, we only capture a gray picture and motion is always capturing...
SupportQuestion2006x05x18x203830
Question Hi all! Is there anyone who can program 2 atmel 8051 for motion tracking for me? Or can I do it my self in an easy way without bye eqipment for hundreds ...
SupportQuestion2006x03x23x224613
Question I placed my DCS 900W cam next to a window. As the sun moves from east to west, the lighting in the room change. I know this is normal but this applicat...
SupportQuestion2007x03x04x093733
Question First of all, I want to say very good job for Motion. My motion is running in Asus WL 500gd router with Oleg firmware. I use mj proxy mj grab with cam...
r6 - 23 Jul 2007 - 14:18 by WilsonWong
SupportQuestion2007x01x12x084648
Question I want to buy this webcam, do you know if this will work with the latest version of Motion. Or do I have to test it myself. MicroSoft VX1000 Vendor Id, 0...
SupportQuestion2006x02x19x110312
Question I have two 0.5lux external cameras with internal AGC being captured with a quad BT878 card, generally works very well, however, at night time, the camera...
SupportQuestion2007x06x27x185737
Question Hi, Motion runs just fine, but when it detects movement I get the following and motion terminates: motion: symbol lookup error: motion: undefined symbol:...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x8
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 18 Jul 2007 Summary of changes since 3.2.7 Features * Added connection status for all devices available from...
SupportQuestion2007x07x16x041757
Question Motion worked at first; I saw the on/off light of my webcam lighting when running motion then going off when I stopped it. Now, my webcam light is always...
r2 - 16 Jul 2007 - 06:48 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x07x02x212628
Question Hi, I have set up my logitech camera as per the instructions at: http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/LogitechSphereControl Almost everything sea...
r3 - 12 Jul 2007 - 00:14 by MohammadIshaq
BestPreviewShot
BestPreviewShot Patch Introduction Major improvement of the preview shots feature (output_normal=first). You can now select to save the best picture of an event ...
SupportQuestion2007x07x04x062119
Question I am trying to setup motion for snapshop only use using a network camera. I have set these parameters only. This is what another user has set in there tu...
LastJpegFilename
Create a symlink to the last jpeg image , also fixed a raced condition Description of Patch "last_jpeg_filename", "# File name for the symlink t...
SupportQuestion2007x07x03x090059
Question additional: apologies, I attached the config from another server. This is the correct file. I have uncommented that line, assigned a username and passwor...
r6 - 04 Jul 2007 - 06:13 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x06x25x205635
Question Hi, I'm using gentoo and since i use kernel 2.6.20, i don't succeed in using my 2 webcams with motion. My Philips webcams use pwc and works fine alone bu...
r4 - 26 Jun 2007 - 06:48 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x06x19x050017
Question With this board from www.te elc.com, model TE 104C, there is no way to bring motion to work, tvtime works. I am not happy with motion. If tvtime works ...
r4 - 26 Jun 2007 - 02:20 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x05x23x003505
Question I'm trying to get motion working with one capture card connected camera. This setup works in vlc vlc v4l:/dev/video0:channel=1 gives a good picture. Ho...
r2 - 23 May 2007 - 09:02 by DavidGeirsson
SupportQuestion2007x05x05x184318
Question To have better frames x second performance . Works fine with 1 card, and 1 camera. But, with a 2th card, and a 2th camera, the 2th motion instance, gets ...
MotionRelease3x2x8beta1
Motion Beta Release Release Notes 29 Apr 2007 Beta Release 1 This release has been driven and stabilized by Angel Carpintero Changes since 3.2.7 Features ...
r8 - 02 May 2007 - 11:45 by SimonW
BugReport2007x04x28x221303
BUG: if 3.2.8 beta1 is compiled with DWITHOUT_V4L track.c will fail to compile due missing structs and defines. Fix: #ifndef WITHOUT_V4L the calls to uvc...
r4 - 29 Apr 2007 - 19:54 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2007x01x06x210209
BUG: I having problems running motion with mySQL. First with motion 3.2.7 the error I was receiving was 2 Mysql query failed 2 : Success but after I tried th...
r7 - 29 Apr 2007 - 18:42 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2007x03x20x213125
Feature Request: Description Hello, need support for EDICAM IC 1500 will place a raw file Regards Jörg Main.JoergStickdorn 20 Mar 2007 Comments IP Cam name...
r4 - 23 Apr 2007 - 15:18 by AngelCarpintero
MotionSnapshotReleases
Motion Snapshot Releases This is the topic on which Kenneth places snapshots release (development releases) for testing before the real releases. Note that these ...
Dv2Vloopback
dv2vloopback Introduction This is a program that will enable you to use your camcorder as a v4l device. Detailed Description https://sourceforge.net/projects/dv...
NEW - 17 Apr 2007 - 15:34 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x12x084137
Question Hi again ! I now have motion running successfully, generating periodic and motion triggered images from my Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000. However, a large n...
r5 - 14 Apr 2007 - 17:42 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x04x07x065120
Question I have gone from a 500MHz machine to 1.7GHz and still get dropped frames, even when using a low frame rate of 10fps. Could you publish some information...
r8 - 12 Apr 2007 - 08:59 by SimonW
SupportQuestion2007x03x19x112222
Question I am having a problem with the above and the UVC tracking patch. All is working well apart from that tilt is not functioning at all although pan is fine....
r3 - 10 Apr 2007 - 10:52 by PaulMcclung
FeatureRequest2007x04x07x101709
Feature Request: Description Semi related to the various "Lost Signal/Camera" requests FeatureRequest2006x04x08x061905 It might also be helpful if motion were ...
NEW - 07 Apr 2007 - 10:26 by RyanFulcher
FeatureRequest2007x04x07x094356
Feature Request: Description Greetings, motion is amazing! I have 4 sources, each records frames into their own folder and then at the end of the day a perl scr...
NEW - 07 Apr 2007 - 10:14 by RyanFulcher
MultiTail
MultiTail a versatile logfile viewer Introduction MultiTail ( http://www.vanheusden.com/multitail/ ) lets you view one or multiple files like the original tail...
NEW - 05 Apr 2007 - 13:21 by FolkertvanHeusden
BugReport2006x12x28x233554
BUG: I did "./configure" and its returned OK. But when i did "make" its returned ERROR: "ffmpeg.h:5:22: error: avformat.h: File o directory not found" I searched...
r6 - 01 Apr 2007 - 00:53 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x04x09x091235
Feature Request: Description It would be very nice if motion could support uvc webcams. Trying a Logitech Pro 5000, supported by the new ( unfinished ) module u...
r11 - 31 Mar 2007 - 02:28 by NivVaizer
SupportQuestion2007x01x15x024322
Question I'm getting above error, unfortunately google did not come up with any reasonable answer to this error message. There isn't much documentation on motion ...
r10 - 17 Mar 2007 - 01:31 by DmitryBolshakoff
SupportQuestion2007x03x01x075407
Question I've set "location" to "preview" and would have expected to get a rectangle drawed around the very first motion detetcted in the motion jpegs. Allthough,...
r4 - 04 Mar 2007 - 02:10 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x02x24x160158
Question My avis created by Motion always playing either faster or slower than they were writed. If play this avi "by default", objects in video moves faster/slow...
r4 - 28 Feb 2007 - 03:04 by AngelCarpintero
BurglarCaughtWithMotion
Burglar Caught With Motion What Happened On 11 Jan 2007, a neighbor's house was burglarized while they slept. The burglar gained entry with a garage door remote...
r3 - 23 Feb 2007 - 14:31 by AndrewHamilton
MotionInTheMedia
Motion In The Media * Motion burglar capture example from the BBC News * Same story: Additional from BBC * Linux Journal January 2005 Article now publi...
r3 - 21 Feb 2007 - 17:04 by AndrewHamilton
BugReport2007x02x15x155000
BUG: Hi, I believe the MJPEG stream of the Allnet 2201 Ethernet Camera is strange enough to be not recognizable to the netcam code of motion 3.2.7. (It seems it...
r8 - 19 Feb 2007 - 23:22 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x07x29x032024
Question Looks ffmpeg is causing the problem, but I think I uninstalled (with YAST). I am using the ffmpeg ffmpeg cvs 20060306 certified with motion 3.2.5.tar.gz...
r3 - 19 Feb 2007 - 23:16 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x08x30x071553
Question With Suse 10.1 I get an error message while compiling the source code. Suse 10.1 Kernel 2.6.13 15.11 ffmpeg 0.4.9 7.pm.svn20060817 (i586) (Packman Suse...
r3 - 19 Feb 2007 - 23:15 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2007x02x12x195322
Feature Request: Hi, the ALL2201 seems to be the cheapest of the current Allnet Linux ARM based netcams. I just added AllnetALL2201.mjpegsnif to the dumps page:...
r3 - 19 Feb 2007 - 12:54 by SimonW
SupportQuestion2007x02x18x191738
Question Environment: Slackware 11.0, kernel 2.6.20 and 2.6.17.13 Machine with 2.6.17.13 is running motion, without ffmpeg, with 6 cameras without problems (2 usb...
r3 - 18 Feb 2007 - 22:04 by CassioFreitas
SupportQuestion2007x02x12x210338
Question Hi I've got my cameras working well now, taking snapshots every 15 minutes, or whenever motion occurs. However, when people are walking round, motion is ...
r2 - 12 Feb 2007 - 22:10 by AngelCarpintero
MjpegWindowsScreensaver
View Motion Mjpeg Streams as a Screensaver Introduction This is my attempt to create a screensaver for Windows written in C# that will display several Motion Mjp...
r3 - 06 Feb 2007 - 06:11 by AndrewHamilton
MotionV4L2SonixPatch
Sonix patch for motion Description of Patch this patch enable v4l2 sn9c102 driver support using S910 codec it include motion v4l2 r147.patch and 4 files from sn ...
r2 - 06 Feb 2007 - 01:32 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x24x124733
Question Hi again, This is continue question for "Unable to find a compatible palette format with Logitech Sphere." case Support Question 2007x 01x 14x 033716 Cam...
r8 - 02 Feb 2007 - 16:48 by PeterBowle
CellVision
Previous owners of the CAS line of IP Server Cameras that are OEMed by a number of different manufacturers including D Link and TrendNet. New owners of the line ...
NEW - 01 Feb 2007 - 03:46 by JeffGroves
BugReport2007x01x29x083306
BUG: Motion dies after an indeterminate time with sig 11. configured: one Logitech Orbit, tracking , webaccess from local and remote hosts webinterace and stream...
r3 - 31 Jan 2007 - 16:19 by UweKlein
BugReport2007x01x17x201031
BUG: I got vloopback loaded (via modprobe vloopback). Then I started resize: nohup resize /dev/video0 /dev/video1 320x240 320x240 yuv420p /dev/null After ...
r3 - 24 Jan 2007 - 19:22 by AngelCarpintero
V4L2
V4L2 is short for Video For Linux version 2 Video capture for linux API version 2 , added in linux from 2.5.x , improve many things and add missing support for ma...
r2 - 18 Jan 2007 - 11:31 by AngelCarpintero
V4L
V4L is short for Video For Linux (version 1) V4L is Video capture for Linux API version 1 , supported in linux from kernel 2.1.x. Motion support V4L. Main.Kenn...
r2 - 18 Jan 2007 - 11:29 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x14x033716
Question Motion wont stat because of palette format. Webcam (Bus 001 Device 002: ID 046d:08c2 Logitech, Inc.). 0 Processing thread 0 config file /usr/local/et...
r5 - 18 Jan 2007 - 02:42 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x12x10x111707
Question Hi everybody, I am now using motion (3.2.7, the .deb package) with my TerraTec WinTV to monitor a bird's nestbox which has a built in IR camera. Great p...
r10 - 16 Jan 2007 - 01:00 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x13x195435
Question I'm setting up Motion for the first time. I can access the camera via it's normal web interface. The camera is running in M JPEG mode, not MPEG mode. I ...
r4 - 15 Jan 2007 - 01:54 by AngelCarpintero
FFMpegIncreaseFilmQualityPatch
To increase the quality of FFMpeg films by specifying quantizer level Description of Patch The problem: Timelapse capture files (mpeg 1) were showing artifacts a...
r7 - 10 Jan 2007 - 23:54 by SimonW
SupportQuestion2007x01x09x180516
Question Here I am again... As per my request for "how to install the v4l2 patch", I followed your instructions (am I right in thinking motion has been updated in...
r4 - 10 Jan 2007 - 21:46 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x08x16x232010
Question With camstream, everything is fine, with different size images etc. However with "motion", the threads finish as shown below. Is this a bug ? I am runni...
r6 - 09 Jan 2007 - 02:00 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x12x22x171343
Question I have installed motion from SVN today( 3.2.8 ). motion.conf is configured to log events to mysql. The problem is that after a few hours motion is still ...
r3 - 09 Jan 2007 - 01:52 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x12x19x062432
BUG: When I use options ffmpeg then the system breaks. After studying a problem I have come to conclusion, that the mistake is caused with a code in a file ffmpe...
r8 - 08 Jan 2007 - 20:39 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x07x192708
Question This may be a bssic question, but I've downloaded the v4l2 patch and I don't know how to install it ! Can anyone explain ??? Environment Motion ver...
r2 - 08 Jan 2007 - 20:34 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x10x21x040703
Feature Request: Description what about an cygwin port? Main.RobertoSpadim 21 Oct 2006 Follow up Comments A part of Motion use an API of Linux or FreeBSD ...
r3 - 07 Jan 2007 - 18:55 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x06x004923
Question I've compiled the svn version and applied the v4l2 patch everything seems to be OK, i've edited my motion.conf to change videodevice to v4l2:/dev/video0 ...
r3 - 07 Jan 2007 - 00:19 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2007x01x04x073944
Question Hi I am trying to install motion on my CentOS 4.4 based server (effectively RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4). Having read the preparation notes, I hav...
r2 - 04 Jan 2007 - 12:22 by AngelCarpintero
CropMarksPatch
Crop Marks Instead of a Box around motion Description of Patch Makes crop marks instead of a box around motion. You have the code, it's been submitted many times...
r3 - 04 Jan 2007 - 00:08 by SimonW
FeatureRequest2006x12x25x095210
Feature Request: Description Hi all. I have Motion installed on a very low power PC. It has 256MB Ram and a 800Mhz Via C3 processor (which work with passive coo...
r3 - 27 Dec 2006 - 22:51 by TorstenEdeler
SupportQuestion2006x12x21x151836
Question How do I monitor or log or view the logging of connections to the webserver. I need to manage connections ot this due to limited bandwidth. TIA, Sonya Pa...
r2 - 25 Dec 2006 - 02:11 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x12x20x152119
Question Hi, I'm setting up motion 3.2.7 on a Fedora Core 6 installation. Actual kernel is 2.6.19 (x86_64), not the FC6 default. Ffmpeg is is SVN r6835. Motion wa...
r5 - 24 Dec 2006 - 10:28 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x12x19x165951
Feature Request: Description I think it could be useful to introduce cron expressions to change the configuration of motion according to the time of the day. In...
r2 - 19 Dec 2006 - 18:02 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x12x17x231614
Question I am unable to start motion. I have installed ffmped and ffmped devel and all their relevent dependancies from rpm files. ffmpeg and ffmpeg devel rpms ...
FeatureRequest2006x12x03x081508
Feature Request: Description E.g. in FreeBSD one should be able to switch between multiple camera connectors on a single card. This would be very useful for vid...
r3 - 05 Dec 2006 - 18:05 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x11x05x183934
Question For some reason, I suddenly get a Segmentation fault when I start motion. it seems that it is when it starts the netcam module. If I remove all the netca...
r5 - 01 Dec 2006 - 16:51 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x11x29x182849
Question Hi, I wanna know if it's possible to run motion with a saved video as input, and how, where should i set the video path?? Environment Motion version:...
r2 - 30 Nov 2006 - 05:25 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x11x15x102522
Question I previously asked a question about 'getting all motion in one file' without using gap=0. I intend to make one file a day, and need the event numbers to ...
SupportQuestion2006x04x26x082823
Question hello, sry for my english im writing a simple program controling 2 stepper motors via lpt. how can i send coordinates from motion to my own program? Plea...
r4 - 22 Nov 2006 - 17:06 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x06x04x142045
Question Hi, Last I have installed a APC UPS on the USB port and when starting the Motion program I get an error, sync error in proc 3998: No space left on device...
r2 - 22 Nov 2006 - 06:44 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x08x25x031555
Question This is when I set the resoltuion to above 352x288. The card should be capable of more. I know that because tvtime runs fine at 640x480. Fact is.. thi...
r2 - 22 Nov 2006 - 06:43 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x03x09x065305
Question strange problems with timelaps feature (which worked, I don't know which changes caused the problems). At exactly 00:00 I have the following syslog entry...
r8 - 22 Nov 2006 - 06:39 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2005x09x22x003452
Feature Request: Description It would be really helpful if the event_nr would be unique, even between restarts of motion. at the moment, event_nr starts at 1 af...
r7 - 21 Nov 2006 - 14:27 by SimonW
BugReport2006x11x03x132615
BUG: Once the timelapse time starts over, the new compiled filename incidentially gets a double suffix like "timelaps.mpg.mpg". I have 4 cams, and it occurs only...
r4 - 18 Nov 2006 - 22:09 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x11x17x025432
Question Every time I try to run motion I get an error message I am using Slackware 11 with the 2.4.33 kernel. I installed a motion binary package from www.linuxp...
BugReport2005x08x07x182533
BUG: When generating msmpeg4 movies with motion the ffmpeg code produces this msmpeg4v2 @ 0xb44350 warning, clipping 1 dct coefficients to 127..127 msmpeg4v2 ...
r6 - 16 Nov 2006 - 17:08 by SimonW
SupportQuestion2006x11x09x155151
Question have a card PICO2000 with 4 video input BNC, it function on /dev/video0, how one make to activate the 4 input in the file of conf of motion? Environment...
r3 - 10 Nov 2006 - 08:55 by JorisMichel
SupportQuestion2006x07x25x200826
Question I have a Logitech Sphere webcam. I have installed motion (3.2.6 2) from .deb package, pwc (10.0.10 1) and libxmrrpc c3 (0.9.10 4). Webcam works, but pan...
SupportQuestion2006x10x19x195002
Question I have a Logitech Sphere and a Pro4000, connect via USB as /dev/video1 and /dev/video2 When i only use one of them via motion.conf, everything works fine...
BugReport2006x11x02x070516
BUG: While trying to run Motion on Genius VideoCam NB (sn9c102 chip) Motion suddenly quits rigth after start. The same Genius VideoCam NB works well with Sonic s...
r2 - 05 Nov 2006 - 11:52 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x10x22x091543
BUG: This is mainly not a motion related bug, but dl from the one and only mirror university Kent UK isn't working: timeout. Why aren't there any other mirrors c...
BugReport2006x01x12x120335
BUG: i now this is contrary or another but report recently made but when running motion in the forgound I got error messages from free() when I turned on debugg...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x6
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 23 Mar 2006 Summary of changes since 3.2.5.1 Features * text_changes now shows a ' ' when motion detection ...
BugReport2006x01x09x175603
BUG: sql_mask is not initialisated correctly , so first event is not logged in mysql because sql_mask is always 0 at first event call. Test case Using last dail...
BugReport2005x10x08x150720
BUG: Having a mask file of i.e. 640*480 and changing the catpture size to any different size causes the according thread to segv when trying to load the image. ...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x7
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 20 Oct 2006 Summary of changes since 3.2.6 Features * Removed the minimum_gap feature which was utterly use...
BugReport2006x02x07x135058
BUG: I have six network cameras (DCS 900) and a cron job that will pause or start certain cameras based upon time/day. There are certain periods of time when all...
BugReport2005x12x22x122649
BUG: The pan tilt command is broken: If you set the pan value to other than 0, the camera pans but tilt value is ignored. If you specify tilt before pan, ie ti...
BugReport2006x03x09x012244
BUG: hi, i use slackware 10.2 and when trying to compile with the make command i got this: Compiling Motion object files... gcc g O2 DWITHOUT_V4L DHAVE_MYSQ...
BugReport2006x04x11x122239
BUG: Filed by Kenneth Lavrsen for Dick Middleton I run a couple of network cameras which I switch off at night. Every 10s or so I get messages like this in sysl...
BugReport2006x01x31x000814
BUG: If you do a kill TERM on motion, it won't exit until it has reconnected to all cameras first. This is a logic error since you don't want to have to wait u...
BugReport2006x02x07x212816
BUG: i can't determine, if my problem is not related to a particular cam, but here it goes. if i turn the auto brightness on, it adjusts the brightness to the l...
BugReport2006x10x19x085948
BUG: I already install ver 3.2.6 on Debian, all the function for Http API is working, but when I press makemovie, it cannot start to capture the movie, how to sl...
BugReport2006x07x08x071646
BUG: The linuxthreads package is not usually installed on FreeBSD. There is no reason why it should be. FreeBSD 6.1 has two native implementations of POSIX threa...
BugReport2006x07x08x070417
BUG: On FreeBSD the compiler defines by default FreeBSD. Defining freebsd separately in configure is redundant and bad style. If you need to know the OS version,...
BugReport2006x07x10x111239
BUG: When connecting to control via http, thread 0 is called "All Threads", but when pausing detection on thread 0, it is still active on all the child threads. ...
AvoidOpenfiledescriptors
Avoid open filedescriptors in netcam Description of Patch In motion.c /***** MOTION LOOP RETRY INITIALIZING NETCAM SECTION *****/ netcam_cleanup is called if a...
SupportQuestion2006x06x19x174238
Question I recently installed motion v3.2.6 on a Fedora Core 4 system (kernel version 2.6.16 1.2111_FC4) and am having trouble creating a timelapse movie. I compi...
SupportQuestion2005x09x05x133031
Question I'm using the default file name settings for the various file captures. The captures for snapshot and motion detection files are being saved properly, b...
LoggingEventFix
Logging Event Fix Description of Patch This patch will improve upon a few ambiguous log messages which may be emitted by the Event handling code with regards to ...
FfmpegAvicodecLogging
Ffmpeg Avicodec Logging Description of Patch This patch will give a voice to ffmpeg's avicodec, etc libraries. Installation of Patch Download the patch file. If...
BugReport2006x04x07x164654
BUG: After an undetermined amount of time, roughly 1 hour up to 48 hours, one or more camera threads will suddenly stop functioning. The "webcam_port" will stop...
SlightlyImprovedThreadCreationLogging
Slightly Improved Thread Creation Logging Description of Patch This patch will make Motion's output a little bit more descriptive as it starts up. As the normal ...
BugReport2006x03x10x000151
BUG: Hey I have got a problem resulting in "Video signal lost Adding grey image" I have always noticed a single entry in my log now and then saying "Error read...
SupportQuestion2006x08x14x202914
Question What can be the reason for the unsteady ( not sure about the word, because my bad english ) images as described following? Considerations: * My first ...
r8 - 20 Oct 2006 - 19:32 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x04x09x090324
BUG: When creating a movie, "target_dir" and "movie_filename" are ignored, resulting in a mpeg file named: "/.avi" when running as root. Jpeg images follow the ...
r6 - 20 Oct 2006 - 19:19 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x10x19x140357
Question I have a webcam on an ADSL connection with an IP address that changes periodically. To avoid saturating the ADSL bandwidth when more than a couple peopl...
r3 - 20 Oct 2006 - 13:23 by ZibeliAton
FeatureRequest2006x06x06x123003
Feature Request: Description For better and easier handling of Motion with system init scripts, Motion should be able to write a PID file and setuid() to a conf...
r6 - 10 Oct 2006 - 08:46 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x08x07x052014
BUG: I am testing out motion 3.2.6 and I have encountered the following errors. On changing the width and height settings from 352 and 288 respectively to 640 an...
r4 - 03 Oct 2006 - 00:47 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x08x23x201148
Question Motion http interface is perfectly working (including snapshot, modifying thread configuration,....) except makemovie. When a motion is detected an msmpg...
r3 - 02 Oct 2006 - 16:31 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x08x22x152747
Question All of the images that I attempt to view through motion come out all black. The text is put on them but the rest of the image is black. I'm using a Logit...
r3 - 02 Oct 2006 - 16:30 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x04x13x174144
Question Hi, first i want to say "very good job !!!!" second: i have created an html page called webcam.html (not original i know :o) ), and placed it in /etc/mot...
r3 - 23 Sep 2006 - 19:31 by TorbenJensen
BugReport2006x08x28x233510
BUG: Hello, I have a Logitech Quickcam Communicate STX, I have an Ubuntu 6.06. Motion will not start if I type it's name in a terminal, nothing has been recorded...
r2 - 06 Sep 2006 - 00:28 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x08x17x210726
Question I want to use motion 3.2.6 with ffmpeg to build video files. Therefor I downloaded the ffmpeg cvs 20060306 certified with motion 3.2.5.tar.gz. The instal...
r2 - 06 Sep 2006 - 00:06 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x08x22x070750
Feature Request: Description I've 3 cheap webcam, on a usb 2 hub. (Linux slackware 10.2). Ive used 3 motion threads conf. Each one works good. But if I use moti...
NEW - 22 Aug 2006 - 07:09 by VittorioPellegrineschi
RealTimeGenHtmlShellScript
RTgenhtml Introduction RTgenhtml generates a web page in real time. Detailed Description RTgenhtml is a bash script which is called by motion each time it saves...
r2 - 14 Aug 2006 - 03:01 by TroyBackus
SupportQuestion2006x08x06x183651
Question Hi, I got problems starting the motion program. I was wondering: is motion supported on V4L2? cat /dev/video0 does give alot of binary output on my termi...
XvidCodec
Xvid Codec Introduction Motion already has a encoder ( ffmpeg ) to create videos ( mpeg1 , mpeg4 , msmpeg4 ). Xvid is a GPL encoder alternative with similar te...
r13 - 04 Aug 2006 - 16:31 by ThomasB
SupportQuestion2006x07x26x194527
Question I have motion configured on four servers each configured with 4 cameras. All of the cameras are configured the same and the output_normal is set to bes...
r3 - 28 Jul 2006 - 00:01 by NickNiehoff
FeatureRequest2006x06x06x120725
Feature Request: Description Hi. It would be nice is there is future which captures a video if motion is detected. In most commercial CCTV Recorders you have on...
r2 - 24 Jul 2006 - 01:34 by EvilPete
FeatureRequest2006x07x21x085322
Feature Request: Description I'm using the Logitech 4000 webcam that has a digital zoom feature. My webcam is located a bit far from the surveillance area, so I...
BugReport2006x06x15x093312
BUG: I have problem with larger resolution with my TV @nywhere TV card. When I set resolution 320x240 everything is OK. But with resolution for example 640x480 i...
SupportQuestion2006x07x09x085553
Question What would be the simpliest way to pause/start motion detection with a mobile phone (Nokia 9300, Symbian 7.0 series 80)? One click to pause/start would b...
BugReport2006x07x04x152449
BUG: Camera (Logitech Communicate STX) is working with Camorama, but motion shows a black picture Paste in your error messages, config settings, terminal window ...
r5 - 17 Jul 2006 - 15:19 by KonradRiedel
FeatureRequest2006x07x16x092729
Feature Request: Description I would like to have option in motion.conf to disable the link of lastsnap.jpg. I need snapshoot every 300s for example. I would li...
WebcamTimeout
Timeout Webcam after 10 seconds nothing could be written Description of Patch If a webcamthread can not write for 10 seconds (caused by EAGAIN) drop the connecti...
NEW - 11 Jul 2006 - 15:27 by PeterHolik
FeatureRequest2006x07x06x213703
Feature Request: Description It would be great to have a direction parameter in the options. For example, "direction NS" to only trigger an event when the motio...
NEW - 06 Jul 2006 - 21:45 by ChristopheMonniez
SupportQuestion2006x06x29x123708
Question I have six network cameras with a lot of custom written scripts (bash, php, awk) which build various http display pages showing motion events and snapsho...
r6 - 03 Jul 2006 - 14:59 by GregSwift
FeatureRequest2006x05x23x081533
Feature Request: Description When surveilling a larger area, the image can often be divided into two or three major different areas of interest. A "gardenview" ...
MotionLoopOverview
Motion Loop Overview Kenneth needed a quick overview of the code in the motion.c motion_loop() (the infinite loop part which is the heart of Motion) Prepare for ...
FeatureRequest2006x06x30x162950
Feature Request: Description Motion only works with networks cameras with jpeg o mjpeg stream. The new generations of network cameras send the stream in MPEG4 f...
NEW - 30 Jun 2006 - 16:34 by JaviPardo
FeatureRequest2006x06x21x163202
Feature Request: Description Would like to be able to create time lapsed movies from a network URL which points to a .PNG graphic instead of a JPG. Main.TeamL...
r5 - 27 Jun 2006 - 11:15 by TeamLoser
SupportQuestion2006x06x19x000617
Question I have motion_3.2.6 2_i386 running under Debian 1:3.3.5 13 (Linux version 2.4.27 3 k7, unmodified) and using the latest versions of ffmpeg, myssql, and p...
FeatureRequest2006x06x17x154535
Feature Request: Description I would like to see a inverse motion detection feature. When looking for for instance wireless security camera's with a radio or ...
SupportQuestion2006x06x18x011017
Question The problem is just that when I try to start motion, I get "error calling vid_start": Could be the problem related to my config file? But what I changed ...
BugReport2006x05x31x145331
BUG: The streaming netcam feature used with a Raytalk RTAV700 produces errors. Its JPEG URL is: http://cameraip/cgi bin/video.jpg and it works. At startup it wo...
FeatureRequest2006x06x05x233029
Feature Request: Description I think it would be useful if not just images saved in snapshot mode (named according to snapshot_filename), but also normal, motio...
NEW - 06 Jun 2006 - 08:44 by MagnusHolmgren
SupportQuestion2006x06x02x215013
Question The mjpeg stream from the internal webserver can be viewed perfectly in Opera. However, viewing it in Firefox version 1.5.0.x causes Firefox to hang. Pre...
SupportQuestion2006x05x31x101440
Question Thanks for answering my question 2006x05x27x123932. /kabi was my cgi directory, but I forgot to set the script alias directive in httpd conf. The system ...
BugMetric
Motion Bug Metrics %SEARCH{"*" topic="BugReport20*" web="Motion" type="regex" nonoise="on" casesensitive="on" format="$percntCALC{$SET(val, $formfield...
FeatureRequest2005x12x24x200321
Feature Request: Description Is it possible to make motion recognize an external signal (similar to SIGUSR1) that will make it capture a configurable number of ...
r3 - 30 May 2006 - 09:55 by MikeMullins
SupportQuestion2006x05x27x123932
Question Thanks for your reply to question 2006x05x23x092215. Sorry to bother you again, I can't get the nph mjprox to work. In your applet snippet, you state cam...
CreateBugReport
#SubmitNewBug Submit New Bug Report This form starts a new topic for each bug. * Consider filing a Support Request unless you are very sure you have found a...
ExecProxyPatch
exec_proxy Description of Patch A hack to allow you to specify an external program that will function as the source for a MJPEG video stream. This is useful for ...
BugReport2006x05x24x003214
BUG: Using motion with a Creative Video Blaster WebCam II on parport (cpia driver) takes 50/90% of cpu on smp bi 1.6GHz. Same config works fine with qc usb drive...
r3 - 24 May 2006 - 09:16 by JeromeV
FeatureRequest2005x12x11x010729
Feature Request: Description consider support of as a replacement for current motion detection scheme: Gandalf Library http://gandalf library.sourceforge.net/ G...
BugReport2006x05x23x092100
BUG: I've also observed that autobrightness blinks. But when autobrightness is off and I change bright, saturation or hue, screen goes white too. Then, if I cha...
BugReport2006x03x04x110846
BUG: Recently, i posted bug that threads crash one after the other. I have resolved the problem by running separaly motion instance for each camera without any p...
SupportQuestion2006x05x23x092215
Question I use motion with three simultaneous bttv cams with three threads. I'd like to stream one of them at any one time on the same port, say 8080. Initial web...
SupportQuestion2006x05x23x081859
Question Currently there are two types of masks in motion. A "fixed mask" and an internal "smart mask". In the sections "smart_mask_speed" and "mask_file" in the ...
BugReport2005x11x22x172816
BUG: im running motion on kernel 2.4 debian box. the old version worked ok. with the new version the webcam interface disappears after 24 48 hours usually after ...
r11 - 22 May 2006 - 18:31 by PeterS
BugReport2006x05x16x085444
BUG: Hello I'm using motion 3.2.6 with an Axis 240Q video server and 4 analog cameras over a Wireless link. Everything seems to work fine, but after some hours (...
r2 - 16 May 2006 - 21:54 by AngelCarpintero
SupportEditTemplate
%NOP{ * Note: Do not edit this topic, ask a question in WebHome * Set ALLOWTOPICCHANGE = Main.TWikiAdminGroup }% Question Environment Motion version: ...
SupportQuestion2006x05x13x092955
Question when i started motion ,, following error appeared fyc@fyc:/dev$ motion 0 Processing thread 0 config file /usr/local/etc/motion.conf 0 Motion runnin...
LoggingFfmpegFix
Logging Ffmpeg Fix Description of Patch This patch will fix some erroneous log messages which may be emitted by the Ffmpeg handling code. There are some log ent...
MotionRss
MotionRss Introduction Creates RSS feed of the contents of your movies directory. Detailed Description Whenever a new movie is recorded, the RSS feed will be up...
NEW - 09 May 2006 - 09:48 by FlorianBeer
KedMotionTools
KED's Motion Tools Introduction A few tools made for my own motion usage but maybe other can make use of it or get some inspiration. I'll start with three tools...
r3 - 01 May 2006 - 11:23 by TheOtherBug
MotionClient
Software that allows you to view the motion Web streams (live video) from the cameras connected to your motion server using the MS windows platform Introduction ...
FeatureRequest2006x04x30x214936
Feature Request: Description Change Log? It would be nice to be able to see the changelog here on the wiki, a link to CVS would be fine. It takes a lot of effor...
FeatureRequest2006x04x23x101111
Feature Request: Description hej : ) motion is a suuper great program : ) but i'm searching a tool to locate a motion and get the coordinations of this detected...
r3 - 27 Apr 2006 - 06:12 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x04x19x082734
Feature Request: Description The present autobrightness function (in v4l_picture_controls) merely changes the device brightness to ensure that the average pixel...
r3 - 25 Apr 2006 - 15:50 by MikeScott
FeatureRequest2006x04x20x104836
Feature Request: Description I'm running a Logitech 4000 at 640x480 on a PII 450. Works really well at 5fps until night time, when I need to use despeckle to ge...
NEW - 20 Apr 2006 - 10:53 by MarkTranchant
SupportQuestion2006x04x10x163136
Question I have an Axis network camera monitoring a small street. However, there is a small piece of a busy street visible, which I want to mask out. I made a mas...
r7 - 17 Apr 2006 - 19:53 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x03x19x124345
BUG: I havent't modified a single element of my system in the last hours days(updated the wxwidget two days ago) and running motion for 11 days straight uninterr...
SupportQuestion2006x04x14x233058
Question I have experimented with the control_localhost (on/off) settings with the following results: CASE 1 (all other motion.conf settings remain at default val...
BugReport2006x04x14x093732
BUG: I am using 2 cameras connected to 1 Video Capture Device with 4 inputs (/dev/video0). I have 2 thread.conf files and 1 motion.conf. They are configured corr...
MpegFilmsFFmpeg
Generating MPEG films with ffmpeg The ffmpeg option can generate mpeg films very fast and "on the fly". This means that the mpeg film is growing each time motion ...
r7 - 14 Apr 2006 - 03:51 by PeterKim
FeatureRequest2006x04x08x080625
Feature Request: Description I would like to have the option of starting motion with a detection delay so i can leave home without getting myself detected like ...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x225825
Feature Request: Description See my answer on SupportQuestion2005x01x03x114817 See also discussion topic MotionWatchdog. Main.KennethLavrsen 31 Mar 2005 Fo...
r5 - 05 Apr 2006 - 20:41 by MichaelHarris
BugReport2006x04x02x150440
BUG: Having both noise_level and noise_tune set, motion will not try to record jpeg images to disk. Test case Following settings are used as an example. noise_t...
r3 - 05 Apr 2006 - 14:32 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x04x03x223638
Feature Request: Description If you have somewhat unimportant stuff happening in a far away area but close up (like near a window) you want to capture more info...
FeatureRequest2005x04x21x052017
Feature Request: was titled: "no motion detectet since xy sec" but since the main feature was rejected I decided to change the title for the part that has been a...
FeatureRequest2006x04x03x122941
Feature Request: Description In addition to an event, an event frame parameter could be implemented. This will function similiarly to %q which uniquely identifi...
NEW - 03 Apr 2006 - 14:27 by JoeBush
PwcConfiguration
Small patch adding pwc configuration options Description of Patch The patch adds 3 configuration options to control the behavior of the pwc tracking code. Our Lo...
r7 - 02 Apr 2006 - 17:39 by JoeBush
FeatureRequest2006x03x16x095713
Feature Request: Description Another little thing: I would like to see some indiction on the cam picture of detection being in pause state. My first suggestio...
VIAEzraC3Patch
Fix for VIA Ezra C3 CPUs Description of Patch Neither Motion 3.2.4 nor the daily build would run on my VIA Ezra 10000 CPU. It killed as as soon as it attempted ...
MotionffmpegDeinterlace
Deinterlace video input Description of Patch Motion will deinterlace frame before put them to file Installation of Patch Download the patch file. If it is packe...
FixTypoInComments
FixTypos Description of Patch This patch fix many typos in comments ( i ran aspell against the code ). Also there's a fix to free cnt eventtime_tm when motion e...
FixStringsAndDisableLabeling
disable labeling and fix strings from http Description of Patch The patch fix the management of strings from http remote control , setting to NULL when they are...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x5
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 07 Mar 2005 Summary of changes since 3.2.4 3.2.5.1 is the exact same code as 3.2.5 but with manpage and Motion...
r5 - 14 Mar 2006 - 17:39 by TheOtherBug
BugReport2006x03x11x162137
BUG: I tried your 3.2.5.1 and still have problem of the timing of the snapshots. Comparing the "fix" you inserted to motion.c with the "proposed" fix I gave in o...
r3 - 12 Mar 2006 - 18:12 by GregSwift
SupportQuestion2006x03x11x212019
Question I know this is the wrong place to post this question, but I was not sure of where the correct place was. Many people, including Kenneth Lavrsen, have suc...
SupportQuestion2006x03x11x141352
Question when trying to compile i've got this message, could someone point me ? TIA Compiling Motion object files... gcc g O2 DHAVE_MYSQL I /usr/include/mysq...
BugReport2006x02x07x162149
BUG: I have six network cameras (DCS 900) with the snapshot interval set to 60 seconds. That should therefore be 360 snapshots per hour. Motion fails to take a s...
SupportQuestion2006x03x02x152208
Question Hi I have the same problem that was seen in http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/BugReport2005x08x02x070017 and i have been taking a look in the m...
r8 - 05 Mar 2006 - 20:30 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x01x30x191510
Question Small and cheap netcam market intellinet or edimax ic 1000 in compatibility. I found a small piece of tcl code (http://gem.win.co.nz/mb/misc/edicam/) whi...
r3 - 02 Mar 2006 - 07:24 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x01x03x071110
Question Hello, I would like to adapt Motion's motion tracking features for a stepper motor project I'm working on. I would appreciate clarification on some of t...
r2 - 02 Mar 2006 - 07:22 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2005x12x09x000832
Question I'm using a Quickcam VC as well as a Quickcam Messenger. The VC, which is black and white, works fine in gqcam through the v4l interface, but in motion t...
r3 - 02 Mar 2006 - 06:53 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2005x09x27x201828
Question Hello Kenneth I tried 3.2.4.snap2 as you recommended but the problem still remains. With switchfilter on no one motion is detected. motion version moti...
r8 - 02 Mar 2006 - 06:52 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x02x23x163414
BUG: when get diskfull and motion try to save image os mpeg motion crash and exit without messages, maybe insert syslog messages and stop write, when diskspace g...
r2 - 28 Feb 2006 - 23:29 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x02x28x192111
BUG: See support question SupportQuestion2006x02x24x095024 webcam_localhost setting in config file is ignored. Seen to be set to "off" in web interface even whe...
r2 - 28 Feb 2006 - 23:08 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2006x02x24x101604
Feature Request: Description I have the notion that it would be useful if the web server was able to multiplex the pictures from several cams for say 1 or 2 s...
r2 - 27 Feb 2006 - 19:55 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x02x24x113246
Question The %t (thread number) conversion specifier doesn't work in text_left or text_right. Was this introduced in 3.2.4 or have I discovered something earth s...
r2 - 27 Feb 2006 - 19:52 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x02x24x095024
Question I've got 3 cams webcam_localhost is specifically set to 'off' in 2 of the 3 threads and specifically set to 'on' in the third. It is not set at all in m...
r2 - 27 Feb 2006 - 19:49 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2006x02x23x185553
BUG: Hi! I work with motion 3.2.3. According to the motion guide, the option %f specifies the full path name. Unfortunately, it does not replace it but only uses...
MotionHttpControl
HTTP Interface for Motion Introduction This document is a first proposal and not at all complete for a http interface to control motion , it will replace xmlrpc...
BugReport2005x12x21x110709
BUG: When using pan/tilt on web control port (directly or via control204pt.php script) motion crashes with no output generated Test case 3.2.4 1 installed from ...
BugReport2006x01x26x153153
BUG: I use a BT878 Card with 4 Composite. The Card is running and i can use every channel in motion.conf. If i use thread1.conf and thread2.conf for two Cameras,...
SupportQuestion2006x02x13x145236
Question I have six network cameras with the global config option set: snapshot_interval 60 I currently control which ones are doing motion detection using the we...
r2 - 14 Feb 2006 - 03:46 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2006x02x07x165228
Question Hello. I'm using the Ubuntu Breezy standard version of motion, which is 3.2.3. Everything appears to work fine with the default config (which does not sa...
SimpleSunriseSunsetScript
Quite simply, starts and stops motion based on sunrise and sunset Introduction This is a simple script using Sunwait (Dan Risacher) What does it do? Starts moti...
NEW - 10 Feb 2006 - 15:19 by JimLimmer
FeatureRequest2006x01x09x142543
Feature Request: Description There's a nice program for win32 called Dorgem (dorgem.sf.net) which has a nice feature to serve JPEG on dedicated port, not multip...
r2 - 10 Feb 2006 - 14:15 by AngelCarpintero
MotionCamViewerToy
(Motion Cam Viewer for Windows) /motioncamviewertoy.jpg What is it ? A piece of software that allows you to view the mjpeg streams (live video) from the c...
r17 - 10 Feb 2006 - 09:56 by NikoMsj
BugReport2004x12x20x085650
BUG: The file motion_guide.html contains picture with a link to the motion web site. In this case to see the pictures if is necessary to have an internet connect...
MotionGuide3x1x17
Legacy Motion Guide for Motion version 3.1.17 This is the version of the Motion Guide that matches release 3.1.17 of Motion. It is a snapshot of how the Guide loo...
FeatureRequest2006x02x03x145349
Feature Request: Description Hi all, I'd like to know if it is possible to implement motion detection that compare a static jpeg image instead of the previous c...
NEW - 03 Feb 2006 - 14:56 by AlfredoMarchini
VideoPaletteConfigOptionPatch
VideoPaletteConfigOptionPatch Introduction I receieved this patch via email from a Russian user. Description of Patch From original email. I have ivc 200 captur...
FeatureRequest2006x01x12x192350
Feature Request: Description Hi, Im using your software for monitoring our parking place and according to the count of people, who always cause start of saving ...
SupportQuestion2006x01x25x155240
Question I just upgraded to 3.2.4, because for some reason my old version wasn't loading more than 2 thread files, and I had just added a 2nd Axis 210 camera. Now...
r6 - 01 Feb 2006 - 20:12 by RossReed
ShowCgiShellScript
show cgi Author: Main.JeroenVreeken Submitted by. Main.KennethLavrsen A simple web interface for showing captured images. Depends on the chosen filename format in...
r2 - 31 Jan 2006 - 20:58 by JimLimmer
FeatureRequest2006x01x14x111053
Feature Request: Description I've never contributed to an open source project before and would like to add to this one. I've added a feature that allows you to...
BugReport2006x01x26x180056
BUG: I have 6 DCS 900 network cameras. Several times per day, a few of them (not all at the same time) decide to return a completely black image (unknown why, ca...
SupportQuestion2006x01x09x202952
Question I have 6 DCS 900 network cameras. Several times per day, a few of them (not all at the same time) decide to return a completely black image (unknown why...
SupportQuestion2006x01x10x075037
Question hello, I want change the square of detection (in screen) in other form for example : a cross is it possible? Thanks for your answer Environment Motio...
FeatureRequest2006x01x14x174924
Feature Request: Description If I watch a complete dir of movies with mplayer, there's no hint on what date/time the actual movie was shot. It would be nice, if...
MotionEventMailer
Motion Event Mailer in PHP Introduction Simple Php which compresses and mails event pictures at the end of an event Tired of logging onto your website to see wha...
r6 - 14 Jan 2006 - 08:50 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2005x12x19x213255
BUG: Running Motion 3.2.4 with a single camera, an Axis 206M, with its maximum view size of 1280x1024. I think this is a reincarnation of my older, rejected bug ...
r13 - 02 Jan 2006 - 17:34 by PeterS
MotionSourceTree
Motion Source Tree Take a sneak preview of the current Motion sources. What is Kenneth up to? Beware this code is often incomplete or broken.
SupportQuestion2005x01x03x114817
Question motion 3.1.17 on kernel 2.4.21 243 I'm using a logitech quickcam, using the module quickcam, however this can be applied to any video devices i'm using (...
RemoteControlHttp
Remote Control with http Motion can be remote controlled via a simple http interface. http is the language a normal web browser talks when it requests a web page....
UsbvisionDriverPatchFourInputs
usbvision driver patch for 4 inputs USB 1.x capture device Introduction Using this patch for the usbvision driver provides the full functionality in motion for t...
DailyFileStoreScript
Daily File Store Shell Script Introduction Simple shell scripts that store pictures into folders every day and clean it up later on if you wish. Detailed Descr...
ShellKeepAliveScript
Shell Keep Alive Script Introduction Simple shell script called from cron that checks and keeps motion running. Detailed Description In my setup I call this scr...
ConversionSpecifiers
Conversion Specifiers for Advanced Filename and Text Features The table below shows all the supported Conversion Specifiers you can use in the options text_event,...
SupportQuestion2005x12x21x014647
Question I'd like to know if it is possible to use the parallel port rather than using the serial one, to control a stepper motor. The circuit is simple, just a p...
WebhttpEnhancements
Patches to enhance webhttpd Description of Patch boolselect.diff I wanted to have a selectbox instead of a textfield for changing boolean configs Installation o...
ThreadNrTlsPatch
Threadnr in TLS patch Introduction The last days or so, we discussed TLS on IRC (sorry, logger was down so no reference to the discussion). Basically, TLS (threa...
ThreadConversionSpecifierPatch
Implements the %t as conv spec for thread number Description of Patch See %t in ExtendReplaceConversionSpecifiersDiscussion added by Main.KennethLavrsen for Ange...
SQLEventLogging
SQL Event Logging Introduction This patch adds an extra field to the SQL database when entries added. The field is called 'event_time_stamp' and is the time stam...
RotateSimplificationPatch
Simplication of the Rotate Feature Description of Patch As of Motion 3.2.4 snap1, there is a check that the input image dimensions (both width and height) are ev...
ReduceWarningsPatch
A patch for lesser warnings when compiled with with developer flags Description of Patch This patch is a follow up to the new with developer flags option for c...
NetcamWithFtpEnhancements
Netcam With Ftp Enhancements Asbjørn Pettersen sent to mailing list some comments about the NetcamWithFTP patch. Descripton of Patch Here there's a patch tha...
NetcamWithFTP
Add capability to connect to FTP server as well as HTTP server Description of Patch At least one netcam (the Dlink 2000) does not allow fetching an image with th...
NetcamFixPthreadInit
Fix Initialisation of Pthread Structures Description of Patch The released Netcam code should do some of it's initialisation at an earlier point within the code....
NetcamFixPixordBug
Enhancement to Netcam Code for Connection to Pixord Cameras Description of Patch This patch fixes a bug in the netcam code, which can cause a segfault, when a Pi...
DrawTextspeedup
improvement of draw_textn Description of Patch I played a little bit with draw_textn and optimized it. Now instead of array's, with many calculation inside, i'm ...
BetterFFmpegDetection
enhanced ffmpeg detection Description of Patch This patch tries to enhance the detection of ffmpeg libraries and headers in configure.in . Installation of Patch...
FeatureRequest2005x12x01x130934
Feature Request: Description Hi I know that this have nothing to do with the main use of motion but as it is close to have the feature anyway i wish for this: I...
MacOSXPatch
MacOSX Port ( Already included in motion 3.2.4 ) Introduction MacOSX is based in FreeBSD 5.0 , so it's not hard to do a port of motion using the existing FreeBSD...
r8 - 19 Dec 2005 - 08:42 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2005x10x21x025159
Feature Request: Description Either through the "HTTP Based Control" or via a read only named pipe on the filesystem which is running Motion, it would be very u...
FeatureRequest2005x10x21x024904
Feature Request: Description I've done a minor bit of digital forensics work and I know that keys, signatures, and checksums are big in that world. Perhaps we ...
FeatureRequest2005x11x05x192736
Feature Request: Description Hello, I'm not really sure if I'm on the right place to post that, but it is about a new camera that Motion does not support with ...
BugReport2005x09x15x185558
BUG: LDFLAGS is always lost when using configure. i.e. line 2721,2856,3145,5439 reliably take care you loose all the LDFLAGS from the environment, CFLAGS has sim...
BugReport2005x10x05x212444
BUG: Many have reported that the switchfilter option disables the motion detection completely Test case Activate feature and try and detect motion Environment ...
BugReport2005x09x28x031852
BUG: The motion netcam code is pretty good at recovering from errors, but it appears to be designed to quit all threads if there are problems retrieving images f...
BugReport2005x11x13x115016
BUG: As reported on the mailing list by Joe the on_xxxx commands can again cause Zombie processes. The problem was not there in Motion 3.2.2_snap8 and was reintr...
BugReport2005x12x02x082809
BUG: Motion compiled from sources 3.2.3 along with ffmpeg devel 0.4.9 0.lvn.0.18.20050801.3 ffmpeg 0.4.9 0.lvn.0.18.20050801.3 causes it to Seg Fault when moti...
BugReport2005x10x29x072220
BUG: I have a script processing saved images and using the SECURITY SQL table as a queue. Once in a while , the images on disk are inconsistent (e.g. have 0 fil...
BugReport2005x12x08x161936
BUG: Getting a segfault after a time using Motion 3.2.4 snap 5 accessing a new Axis 206M Megapixel webcam, pic size is 1280x1024. Standard RH AS kernel version 2...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x4
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 18 Dec 2005 Summary of changes since 3.2.3 Features * New text option text_event and new conversion specifi...
BugReport2005x12x15x022643
BUG: I did a database at mySQL. I did the configurations at motion.conf to login mySQL and open that database. But what tables i need to creat inside that datab...
MakeInstall
Make When you run make, all the C source files are automatically compiled and linked. Just look out for error messages. Make uses a file called "Makefile" which i...
MacOSX
MacOSX Motion now also supports MacOSX with similar feature set as FreeBSD but only supports network cameras at the moment. Requirements * autoconf 2.57 or ab...
r2 - 13 Dec 2005 - 00:16 by AngelCarpintero
AdvancedFilenames
Advanced Filenames Motion has a very advanced and flexible automated filenaming feature. By using conversion specifiers (codes that consist of a '%' followed by...
TextFeatures
Text Features Text features are highly flexible. You can taylor the text displayed on the images and films to your taste and you can add your own user defined t...
SupportQuestion2005x12x09x233702
Question I have installed kernel 2.6.14.3 and compiled it to also support my SAA7134 (FlyVideo3000) card. I'm also fairly sure that the modprobe that was passed ...
r4 - 12 Dec 2005 - 23:30 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2005x12x02x153609
Question still points to 3.2.3 1 Environment Motion version: 3.2.3 2 ffmpeg version: Libraries: ffmpeg, mysql, postgresql ...
SupportQuestion2005x11x04x064358
Question This is the error msg i try to start motion Failed to open video loopback I have this in my thread config file #camera 1 videodevice /dev/video0 target_d...
FeatureRequest2005x09x21x094025
Feature Request: Description should be fairly stright forward as Darwin is a (Free)BSD derivate. I am only looking for netcam support, as that is what e.g. the ...
r9 - 30 Nov 2005 - 07:51 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2005x10x08x192350
BUG: I am running Motion 3.2.3 on an x86 64 Gentoo machine: Linux version 2.6.13 rc5 mm1 (root@localhost) (gcc version 4.0.1 (Gentoo 4.0.1, pie 8.7.8)) #11 Wed S...
BugReport2005x11x08x140111
BUG: When building motion 3.2.4_snap4 and motion 3.2.3 I encounter errors during the make on FC4, it happens when linksing motion. Any Ideas? Test case ... *...
FeatureRequest2005x10x20x210336
Feature Request: Description There are Modifiers for THREAD numbers, but I consider that threads are numbered not in the order they appear in motion.conf. Betwe...
FeatureRequest2005x10x05x195353
Feature Request: Description Logging of startups and captured events should go to syslog service. Even capturing logs on another machine makes sense in a headle...
MotionRelease3x2x4snap5
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 13 Nov 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.3 snap1 * Removed all warnings originating from the motion sourc...
SupportGuidelines
Motion Support Guidelines Motion support is provided by users and developers in their spare time nobody is paid to do this. So it's important that you provide ...
FeatureRequest2005x11x06x102138
Feature Request: Description It would be nice if motion also includes a sample thread config file showing what has to be a thread config file and what's not. Th...
SupportQuestion2005x11x06x141113
Question I made a script to send pictures captured by motion to another machine through ftp. Normally the command line argument is called $1 in the script. When I...
SupportQuestion2005x11x03x104436
Question when i start motion, i get this error msg Unkown config option: "ffmpeg_cap_new" Unkown config option: "ffmpeg_timelaps" config_thread thread config file...
FeatureRequest2005x09x26x003103
Feature Request: Description I got a problem using motion which I could not work around it. There is a camera at the second level watching a front gateway at th...
MotionRelease3x2x4snap4
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 30 Oct 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.3 snap1 * Removed all warnings originating from the motion sourc...
SupportQuestion2005x10x26x182813
Question I have a freshly built motion (3.2.3), on a Mandrake 10.1 machine (a Via Mini ITX). When launched, I get output that ends with: " 0 Motion going to da...
r7 - 30 Oct 2005 - 12:31 by AngelCarpintero
ExtendReplaceConversionSpecifiersDiscussion
Extend and Replace Conversion Specifiers Discussion Note: The original proposal is now implemented in Motion 3.2.1. This topic is now used to track new specifiers...
SupportQuestion2005x10x20x202142
Question I have a BT878 Decoder, two cams attached and third cam via Network, controlled by motion. All running on Linux SuSE 9.2, no probs so far, except with in...
SupportQuestion2005x10x27x202540
Question Hello, I've got some trouble using a WIFI ipcam with "netcam_url" using "http://xxx.xxx.x.x/picture.jpg" (not able to use "http://xxx.xxx.x.x/video.cgi"...
FeatureRequest2005x10x25x093244
Feature Request: Description Usually the first frame in a motion capture is not very descriptive of the actual movie made. The possibility to specify either a l...
r3 - 26 Oct 2005 - 09:10 by MadsenWikholm
SupportQuestion2005x10x26x001815
Question I would know if this version of Motion record sound from sound card. Best reguards. Francesco Capolupo (Italy) Environment Motion version: 3.2.3 ...
SupportQuestion2005x06x26x073118
Question Has anyone created any init.d scripts for starting and stopping a daemonized motion? Environment Motion version: 3.1.9 ffmpeg version: ...
r3 - 23 Oct 2005 - 22:43 by AxelAmthor
BugReport2005x10x22x113641
BUG: Hi Kenneth, I have a memory problem with Motion (both versions motion 3.2.1 motion 3.2.3) When I start it it uses about 8k of memory but after 10 hours of...
SupportQuestion2005x09x20x190455
Question I have a problem where the webcam keeps flickering periodically to set off the motion mechanism. I don't want this to happen. This is not a hardware prob...
PatchEditTemplate
Description of Patch Installation of Patch Download the patch file. If it is packed as a gz or tar.gz unpack it first. Then copy it to the motion source director...
SupportQuestion2005x10x18x185340
Question Do you know what gives the best results for captured jpg on motion? 1. USB camera with decent 640x480 CCD such as Toucam Pro? or 2. PAL CCTV connected to...
SupportQuestion2005x10x18x184832
Question Just wondered if Motion/pwc can support this or if you know of another true 1.3M camera? With thanks Ian Environment Motion version: 3.2.3 ...
MotionPluginConfigFileSpecification
The Master Example Motion Config File The config file requirements * Format is plain text. Options are loaded with "option value". One option per line. ...
MotionPluginAPI
Motion Plugin API This is the Application Programming Interface for plugins used in Motion 4 This topic is not complete at all. Introduction Conceptually, ther...
r6 - 09 Oct 2005 - 00:35 by BillBrack
MotionPluginConfigFileDiscussion
Motion Plugin Config File Discussion Motion 4.X will have a plugin interface. Plugins will handle input devices, make movies, etc etc. With the new plugin inter...
MotionRelease3x2x4snap3
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 08 Oct 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.3 snap1 * Removed all warnings originating from the motion sourc...
MotionPluginConfigFileDiscussionPluginOption
Motion Plugin Config File Discussion Plugin Option Refactored from MotionPluginConfigFileDiscussion The Loading of Plugins How do we load the plugins? Here we ...
MotionPluginConfigFileDiscussionXML
Motion Plugin Config File Discussion XML Refactored from MotionPluginConfigFileDiscussion Main.KennethLavrsen has already decided that XML will NOT be used so th...
MotionPluginConfigFileDiscussionNamingAndSections
Motion Plugin Config File Discussion Naming And Sections Refactored from MotionPluginConfigFileDiscussion Plugins So what about plugins. What if two plugins de...
MotionPluginConfigFileDiscussionCameraThreads
Motion Plugin Config File Discussion Camera Threads Refactored from MotionPluginConfigFileDiscussion Camera threads. Today the camera threads are defined by an o...
BugReport2004x10x24x140610
BUG: I'm still getting a lot of zombie processes from onsave and onmpeg when I run motion 3.1.17 in daemon ( D) mode. Here are a few examples from my 'ps ef' br...
r15 - 06 Oct 2005 - 15:21 by FredericLOIRETTE
MotionPluginRequirements
Motion Plugin Requirements This topic describes the basic requirements for the Motion plugin interface This topic is not finished yet. It is work in progress. An...
MotionPluginIndex
Motion Plugin Index This page is an index to the subjects that describes the new Motion plugin design. * PluginArchitectureDiscussion * MotionPluginRequirem...
r3 - 03 Oct 2005 - 02:22 by VincenzoDiMassa
MotionLibrary
Motion compiled as a Library * It would be nice to have makefiles and sources that can compile both a motion library and a motion executable (maybe the executa...
r2 - 03 Oct 2005 - 02:18 by VincenzoDiMassa
PluginArchitectureDiscussion
Plugin Architecture Discussion Introduction This topic discusses a possible future plugin interface/architecture of Motion. MotionRearchitectureDiscussion contai...
MotionPluginDesign
Motion Plugin Design The design of the plugin interface should be described here. Make subtopics as needed. Graphics are a good thing. Main.KennethLavrsen 02 ...
MotionCurrentDesign
Motion Current Design Description In order to discuss a "new" design for the Motion architecture, I think it is useful to start with a diagram of the existing ar...
FeatureRequest2005x05x13x065852
Feature Request: Description Some netcams do not use HTTP handshaking (Linksys's WVC54G /img/mjpeg.cgi), a clear/easy place to plug in a function would make it...
r7 - 30 Sep 2005 - 10:39 by GerardSoldevila
SupportQuestion2005x09x27x073342
Question I have installed the motion 3.2.3 and found that switchfilter on (or 1 or yes) does not detect any motion though the CHANGELOG file shows that this bug w...
SupportQuestion2005x09x20x215403
Question I seem to have come across another problem when I place the camera out in day light, I am getting washed out images. How do I fix this problem? Environm...
SupportQuestion2005x09x21x081542
Question i want to use motion as a webserver to stream live video from my web camera to my LAN, i don't know what paramters to setup, although having read manual...
r2 - 21 Sep 2005 - 17:35 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2005x09x13x190822
Question I work with the version 3.17 already a longer time. Motion works perfectly. I am very content. My video map is a Hauppauge video map with 2 entrances. N...
SupportQuestion2005x09x10x212129
Question Hi, I'm having a problem with Motion 3.2.3 that when it detects motion, it reports 'Segmentation Fault' and crashes: root@Kylie etc # /usr/local/bin/mot...
r3 - 11 Sep 2005 - 19:56 by ChrisHarris
EventConvertionSpecifierDiscussion
Event Convertion Specifier Discussion I have in recent times received different requests and even patches related to how events are numbered. Here are some of the...
r10 - 07 Sep 2005 - 01:37 by TimWegener
SupportQuestion2005x09x05x181729
Question Hi, I am currently running motion exclusively on an Athlon 1200 box with 384Mb RAM and all is very good thanks to your superb coding I don't use the ff...
CompileWithDeveloperFlags
Compile With Developer Flags This topic tries to describes what the flags mean, what to do to avoid compiler warnings for each flag. From 3.2.2_snap12 a new confi...
MotionRelease3x2x4snap2
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 04 Sep 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.3 snap1 * Removed all warnings originating from the motion sourc...
FeatureRequest2005x04x21x054916
Feature Request: Description It would be good if an event id field was added to the SQL logging. The event id for a given event would be assigned to each image ...
FeatureRequest2005x06x30x014556
Feature Request: Description I would like to be able to set up motion to store still images from an event in a directory named by the time the event started. I...
FeatureRequest2005x05x26x234147
Feature Request: Description It would be nice to sample netcams at much lower rates when motion is not detected. I was looking to low_cpu to do this, but it's o...
r4 - 30 Aug 2005 - 15:45 by EijiOgata
FeatureRequest2005x07x17x062823
Feature Request: Description a camera/image source option to specify a sub process that feeds jpeg images via stdout, this will make it simple to add alternativ...
FeatureRequest2005x08x24x094843
Feature Request: Description It would be really great if there will be a built in cropping function in motion... I don't know the time when motion will support ...
FeatureRequest2005x08x19x192733
Feature Request: Description what about a time and date stamp on the image Main.StephenColes 19 Aug 2005 Follow up Comments There are time and date stamps...
BugReport2005x07x14x172735
BUG: I have my camera pointed at a busy street. I am seeing motion pictures posted in reverse order. For example, car enters scene is 02 20050714095026 00.jpg, c...
MotionRelease3x2x4snap1
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 28 Aug 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.3 snap1 * Removed all warnings originating from the motion sourc...
OverviewOfThreadsInMotion
Overview Of Threads In Motion Motion is a complex program with many features. One of the difficult things to understand are the many threads that runs when you st...
SupportQuestion2005x08x24x000656
Question I am trying to stream the image from my camera plugged in to a pixelview playtv pro tv card, using bttv drivers. The .jpg images are coming out perfectly...
r2 - 24 Aug 2005 - 02:15 by AngelCarpintero
NTP
NTP server Introduction ntp syncs your computer to a GPS, DCF77 receiver or internethost giving the correct time. Detailed Description Attached Files Installa...
r2 - 21 Aug 2005 - 21:14 by AngelCarpintero
WaitForDevice
Wait For Device Introduction w4d is a small command line program which waits for a device to be available and then exits The idea is that you run this in your fo...
FeatureRequest2005x08x19x192356
Feature Request: Description for a cctv system would be good to be able to perform an action if there is no video signal i.e the camera has been messed with or ...
SupportQuestion2005x08x18x152208
Question I have a stock Fedora core 4 system, all packages are installed with yum. I installed motion 3.2.3 from the rpm available. I had everything working just ...
BugReport2005x08x15x160208
BUG: I'm trying to uso motion outdoor with a Creative NX Ultra webcam. I've activated autobrightness but the image can't reach a stable state and oscillates betw...
BugReport2005x08x15x140701
BUG: It seems that the text added is detected as motion. I have set in motion.conf: locate off text_right "%Y %m %d\n%T %q %v" text_changes on I first noticed it...
BugReport2005x08x15x150416
BUG: after changing to 3.2.2 i noticed that motion simply stops working when i enable the netcam no error messages or any other hints the netcam is a wcs2003 f...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x3
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 16 Aug 2005 Summary of changes since 3.2.2 Features Bugfix release only. No new features. Bugfixes * Fixed...
BugReport2005x08x04x220823
BUG: With this version, motion can no longer find my ffmpeg shared object libavformat.so Test case 1. Ensure that ffmpeg is not installed in the standard dir...
r5 - 16 Aug 2005 - 16:32 by BruceDurham
PatchForVersion
Patch for Motion Version The version of Motion for which this patch is made. It may work on earlier or later versions but this is the release that the patch was g...
PatchForm
Form Definition Patch Topics Name:* *Type: Size: Values: Tooltip message: PatchStatus select 1 PlannedPatch, PatchInProgress, PatchTesting, Rel...
BugReport2005x08x14x202757
BUG: Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled New Thread 1080705760 (LWP 21038) 0 Processing thread 0 config file /etc/motion 3.2.2/motion.conf 0 Pr...
FeatureRequest2005x08x07x134844
Feature Request: Description A new conversion specifier to indicate which camera has detected motion in a multi cam setup would be useful for defining per camer...
WebcamShortWriteHandlingPatch
Webcam Short Write Handling Patch Introduction The patch re implements the handling of so called "short writes" in the webcam code. This was broken in the implem...
TextScalingPatch
Text Scaling Patch Introduction This patch allows the text drawn on Motion images to be normal or double size. Description of Patch Based upon the previous patc...
RotateBswapFix
Rotate Bswap32 Fix Introduction This patch updates the rotate module (rotate.c) slighly. The most important fix is that the __bswap_32 macro has been remained to...
NetcamProxyServerPatch
Implementation of optional Proxy Server for Network Cameras Introduction It is rumoured that, when the netcam code was using Curl, it was possible to specify a p...
NetcamFirstHeader
NetcamFirstHeader Introduction I use motion 3.2.1 (only as streaming webserver) on an old Pentium with 2 cams. Then a second motion is running from my working d...
NetcamCodeRewritePatch
Netcam Code Rewrite Patch Introduction A complete rewrite of the Motion Netcam code. Patch topic created by Kenneth Lavrsen on behalf of Bill Brack. Description...
LibJpegMmx
libjpeg mmx patch Introduction I use motion for a webcam streaming server only with 3 cam's on an old Pentium 233 MMX with 3 frames per second (one usb pwc and...
ImprovedLabellingPatch
Improved Labelling Patch Introduction Experiments making labeling find all labels larger than threshold instead of only the largest. Description of Patch Today,...
ImproveAlgDrawLocation
Improve alg_draw_location() Introduction Avoid to calculate same values each time inside loops. Description of Patch This patch just does a little improvem...
FramerateAdjust
Frame Rate Improvement Introduction I think the time to take a picture has to be included in the framerate calculation. Description of Patch I changed the momen...
FfmpegFrameRatePatch
FFMpeg Frame Rate Patch Introduction As of build 4754 of FFMpeg, the fields frame_rate and frame_rate_base have been removed from struct AVCodecContext. They hav...
ErrorLoggingEnhancementPatch
Enhanced error / information / debug message logging Introduction Throughout the different source modules, the logging of messages has quite a lot of different i...
DrawTextnImprovement
draw_textn Improvement Introduction This patch should give a small speed boost to the function draw_textn. Description of Patch Since draw_textn is a heavily ca...
ConvertSignalToSigaction
Convert signal to sigaction Introduction Replace use of signal function by sigaction. Description of Patch Currently, motion is using signal() function. There i...
AvoidCleanupSegfault
Avoid Cleanup Segfault Introduction There're some variable that are not allocated so when motion exits the cleanup process segfaults , also it's not safe to chan...
NetcamErrorImprovementPatch
Changes to the "new" netcam code to improve error handling Introduction Discussion and ideas for improving the error handling in the netcam module are continuing...
MotionCMaintenancePatch
Motion.c Maintenance and Bugfix Patch Introduction This patch does not add any functionality to Motion. It simply cleans up motion.c by adding function documenta...
FixStandardFunctionsParameters
Fix Standard Function Parameters Introduction Rigth now no all functions in motion follow the same standard in parameter order , i.ex most of functions that us...
FfmpegCodecPatch
FFMpeg Codec Compilation Patch Introduction First, see the following bug report: BugReport2005x08x05x210647 The problem is that the codec field in struct AVStrea...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x2
Motion Release Release Notes Motion release 13 Aug 2005 Summary of changes since 3.2.1 Features * New completely rewritten netcam code. * Proxy serv...
BugReport2005x02x19x175939
BUG: motion has been running fine. got a segmentation fault this am. discovered it some hours later. re ran motion. almost instant seg fault. and again, sim...
BugReport2005x03x30x095935
BUG: When curl was ditched, so was the support for proxies. I can no longer connect to netcams outside my intranet! Test case Environment Motion version:...
BugReport2005x03x06x023010
BUG: I can run motion with 4 network cameras on 3.1.17 with no problems (other than a buildup defunct processes). My camera models are the Panasonic KX HCM280 Pa...
BugReport2005x08x05x210647
BUG: So the ffmpeg guys have AGAIN change the API email from ML When I try and compile Motion I get the following errors: ffmpeg.c:315: error: request for membe...
BugReport2005x08x05x173526
BUG: I have motion 3.2.2_snap9. The bug seems to happen when motion is killed, and what seems to happen is that motion will create a duplicate of the last image ...
SupportQuestion2005x07x01x074738
Question I have installed Motion on 3.2.1. on a Suse92 server. The webcam is logitich and works very well with PWC10. The only thing is that by default it sends o...
SupportQuestion2005x08x10x134348
Question I have 2 AXIS cameras setup, a 2100 and a 210, each with its own thread file. I am having a weird problem that sometimes I will get notified of motion ( ...
MotionRelease3x1x18snap10
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap10 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap10 15 Jan 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use We are very interested in ge...
MotionGuideInstallation
Motion Guide Installation This topic consists of the following subtopics: MotionOverview, KnownProblems, InstallOverview, PrepareInstall, ConfigureScript, MakeI...
NetcamWithoutLocking
NetcamWithoutLocking Introduction Current netcam uses locking (mutex) to protect buffers. I found now a way to eliminate this locks using an atomic function (xch...
r14 - 13 Aug 2005 - 08:25 by PeterHolik
MemoryLeaksInMotion
Find Memory Leaks in Motion Why that is important ? Any program that use dynamic allocation of memory ( malloc , calloc , etc ... ) , should free it when that m...
MotionControl
MotionControl Description It is very similar to the motion control program that used the old XmlRpcApi. The difference is that it uses the new MotionHttpAPI. Th...
r6 - 11 Aug 2005 - 10:53 by EmilB
SupportQuestion2005x08x09x110945
Question I have installed my motion with the webcam port 8081 active. I am using the cambozola applet.My problem is that I think that is insecure to have opened t...
SupportQuestion2005x06x02x143352
Question I installed Fedora Core 3 with 2.6.11 1.27_FC3 kernel, installed all the various RPM associated including Motion 3.2.1. Using a WinTV PVR 150 with ivtv...
SupportQuestion2005x08x10x004803
Question I have a PTZ camera..and am looking to talk direct to it using Pelco D protocol. Does anyone know how I can do this? I'm just using a Presario PC Enviro...
FeatureRequest2005x07x25x143052
Feature Request: Description i have ivc 200 capture card. This card working incorrect with VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P, but working fine wich VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV422. Pl...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap11
Motion Snapshot Release This release is not a release candidate but a developers code baseline sync release. Netcam recovery is known to be broken! Release Not...
SupportQuestion2005x08x05x094340
Question Hey, I've got my camera set up (using ov51x driver) and I'm able to get motion to work, saving images, detecting motion and creating an mpeg. To do that ...
NetcamRetryErrorDiscussion
Netcam and the Retry Scheme when having errors Discussion When should the netcam code give up? When should it retry? How often? How long? What messages should it ...
r16 - 09 Aug 2005 - 04:30 by BillBrack
SupportQuestion2005x08x08x033734
Question During compilation of 3.2.1 I kept getting a compilation error: ffmpeg.c line 426 __av_freep not defined... There were about ten of these errors on diffe...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap10
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 05 Aug 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 fixed (Angel Carpinte...
BugReport2005x08x02x070017
BUG: From email on mailing list from Bill Maidment ./configure and ./configure with mysql=/usr/lib64 and ./configure with mysql=/usr/lib64/mysql all give me: c...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap9
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 03 Aug 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 fixed (Angel Carpinte...
r2 - 02 Aug 2005 - 23:27 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2005x05x31x083439
Feature Request: Description add the line openlog("motion", LOG_PID LOG_NDELAY, LOG_DAEMON); ( works well in motion.c in function motion_loop(), right before...
FeatureRequest2005x06x30x020826
Feature Request: Description I like to use the text feature to put a timestamp on my videos and stills from motion. When capturing at 640x480, the text tends t...
BugReport2005x08x01x150922
BUG: Motion Restart Mon Aug 1 09:14:33 EDT 2005 Motion running as daemon process Thread 1 is from thread1.conf Thread 2 is from thread2.conf Thread 1 started Thr...
BugReport2005x07x14x212356
BUG: Bug BugReport2005x02x11x170019 included a patch to resolve the issue. This was included in motion 3.1.19_snap2. It appears this bug was reintroduced with ...
BugReport2005x05x26x125712
BUG: When running with 3 netcams, there are 7 threads/processus, main and 2 threads per netcam (1 3*2=7, no http control, no webcam). When hitting Ctrl C, most o...
NewDrawTextMethod
New Draw Text Method Introduction This patch is a new method for drawing characters on Motion frames. Description of Patch Previously, the function draw_textn h...
SupportQuestion2005x07x27x094302
Question hi to all, i'm working with motion version 3.0.4 and before I upgrade to latest version, i need work with that..... The problem is with mask... I have cr...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap8
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 01 Aug 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 fixed (Angel Carpinte...
SupportQuestion2005x07x17x092359
Question I'm having a problem with frames being recorded out of sequence in both the ffmpeg generated video files and the jpeg snapshots. Timestamps go in order,...
BugReport2005x05x09x004056
BUG: if you set first thread to 640x480 and second to 320x240 server don't works and crash with * glibc detected * free(): invalid pointer: 0xb4658008 * device: ...
BugReport2005x03x23x203016
BUG: Motion.BugReport2005x01x30x190907 did not fix the compilation issue on certain VIA processors. When compiling for VIA Samuel 2, Ezra, Ezra T architectures ...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap7
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 17 Jul 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 fixed (Angel Carpinte...
MotionConfAddition
Motion Conf Addition Patch Introduction adds conf options to bind to a single IP address, an another config option to create a PID file Description of Patch Fo...
r9 - 16 Jul 2005 - 13:34 by EvilPete
SupportQuestion2005x07x14x150232
Question i'm planning to get a computer that dedicates on capturing from video for a security system. I'm planning on 4 leadtek tv tuner cards and each of them ha...
SignedUnsignedCharsInMotion
Signed and Unsigned Chars in Motion Safe means that the function works with both signed and unsigned. This topic was created to figure out what needed to be chang...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap6
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 13 Jul 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 fixed (Angel Carpinte...
WebcamCodeOverview
Webcam Code Overview Webcam Defined in webcam.h The webcam_buffer struct references the picture that gets streamed struct webcam_buffer ^ unsigned char ...
BugReport2005x06x23x065932
BUG: BUG: Motion will not run with ffmpeg 0.4.9pre1 CVS builds from at least 20050517 and on. The ffmpeg guys have changed the API again on the CVS version of ff...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap5
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 11 Jul 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 fixed (Angel Carpinte...
ReleasedNextSnapshot
Patch Released in Next Snapshot This means that the patch has been integrated in the source code and ready for a snap shot release. Kenneth added this new state s...
PatchBounced
Patch Bounced This is for patches that needs more work. It can be a patch that simply does not work at all. It can be a patch where the feature is not accepted as...
SupportQuestion2005x07x06x143026
Question Jul 6 18:32:19 server motion: 0 ioctl (VIDIOCGCAP): Invalid argument Jul 6 18:32:19 server motion: 0 Capture error Invalid argument This does mean t...
FeatureRequest2005x05x27x140650
Feature Request: Description we could use ?var=value from HTTP protocol to set some interesting things like grab=1 could grab just one picture and cl...
FeatureRequest2005x05x05x150519
Feature Request: Description using a http://camera:server/?mode=single could return just one jpeg image from camera for grab images, with wget it could return l...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x223032
Feature Request: Description We have an external command option when an event is started. Would be usefull to have the same when an event ends. Something like '...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap4
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 27 Jun 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 fixed (Angel Carpinte...
SuSE92Prep
Compiling on SuSE 9.2 This topic is a bit our of date. It covers Motion 3.1.X. From Motion 3.2.1 you can ignore the libwww and xmlrpc part since these are no long...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x231018
Feature Request: Description There is a serially controlled 4 port video switcher (called a VS 400) that was packaged with the iVista software that lets one vid...
SupportQuestion2005x05x20x221500
Question I have an Axis 210 camera. I am using the following netcam url per the "Working Devices" Section of the site: netcam_url http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/axis cgi/...
SupportQuestion2005x06x03x083931
Question The PHP script (control204pt.php) provided by Kenneth to control the Tilt/Pan of the webcam works fine for me as long as I dont press the submit buttons ...
SupportQuestion2005x06x08x131818
Question I have a GE EasyCamPro, Model H098064 which uses the ov51x module (availabe from: http://alpha.ovcam.org/ov511/ ..to get support for the ov519), and appa...
SupportQuestion2005x06x21x101559
Question Hello, I wanted to install motion server on 2 different server and with an ip virtual address share request between the 2 different server. Is here any p...
NetcamStabilityPatch
Netcam Stability Patch Introduction This is a new clean page to start working on getting the StreamingNetcamWithoutCurl stable. Description of Patch This is a m...
PatchStatus
Patch Status The status of the patch. * PlannedPatch Patch is planned but not yet coded * PatchInProgress Patch is being coded but no files released yet...
ReleasedSnapshot
Patch Released in Motion Snapshot Patch is complete and will be included in the next version of Motion. It is available for final testing in a Motion Snapshot Rel...
FfmpegPatch049
FFmpeg 0.4.9pre1 patch Introduction This patch enables Motion to be built with FFmpeg 0.4.9pre1 and also newer 0.4.8 builds (such as the ones available for Gento...
MotionRelease3x1x18snap11
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap11 Note The formal release 3.1.18 is now available. You should not need to download this snap shot release. The formal 3.1.18...
MotionRelease3x1x18snap7
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap7 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap7 17 Nov 2004 Development Release not recommended for normal use Released as snapshot for devel...
MotionRelease3x1x18snap8
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap8 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap8 10 Dec 2004 Development Release not recommended for normal use Released as snapshot for devel...
MotionRelease3x1x18snap9
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap9 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap9 03 Dec 2004 Development Release not recommended for normal use We are very interested in gett...
PreviewShotsPatch
Preview Shots Patch Introduction Some people have built nice frontends to present their images created by motion on a web site for easy access. I would actually ...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x1x18
Release Note Motion 3.1.18 3.1.18 Summary of changes since 3.1.17. * Removed the Berkeley mpeg feature * New brightness, contrast, hue and saturation o...
SignalLossDetectionPatch
SignalLossDetectionPatch Introduction This patch does work but it is NOT ready for general use yet for a number of reasons: * Updates to motion control not do...
NetcamCodeOverview
Netcam Code Overview The Camera Thread Side The netcam code is initiated from video.c function vid_start() by calling the function * netcam_start(cnt) Each vi...
FeatureRequest2005x06x01x171033
Feature Request: Description have forked child proccess indcate there status in ARGV 0 , thus a better view of the current the state of things can be monitored ...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x230802
Feature Request: Description It would be nice if the inbuilt web server for webcam view could stream MPEG4 directly instead of multipart JPEG. that way you coul...
FeatureRequest2005x04x07x175613
Feature Request: Description It would be nice to be able to define a new virtual webcam in motion.conf containing the picture from all the available webcams in ...
PhilipsWebcamDriverInfo
Philips Webcam Driver Information. Some will have noticed that the pwc driver is no longer in the new kernels. This page provides information and resources to get...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap3
Motion Snapshot Release Release Notes 23 Jun 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 fixed (Angel Carpinte...
r3 - 23 Jun 2005 - 23:10 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x2x2snap2
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.2_snap2 Release Notes 3.2.2 snap2 22 Jun 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 f...
ChdirNetCamWgetPatch
Chdir and Netcam wget Patches Posted by Main.KennethLavrsen based on emails from Main.ChristopheGRENIER Introduction Two patches from mailing list chdir Please ...
r4 - 08 Jun 2005 - 07:33 by EvilPete
SupportQuestion2005x05x10x075920
Question I have resently aquired one of these cammera's but find the firmware not up to par, it will only record for 5 seconds on motion detect so I am looking i...
MotionRelease3x2x2snap1
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.2_snap1 Release Notes 3.2.2 snap1 03 Jun 2005 Development Release Changes since 3.2.1 snap1 * Pthread deadlock in motion 3.2.1 f...
FeatureRequest2005x05x30x143842
Feature Request: Description OK Here is my last angle on this request Embed in the Jpeg image Motion information as comments using the jpeg_write_marker funct...
FeatureRequest2005x06x01x102311
Feature Request: Description an option for cams not to record / take snapshots at set time frames / time periods would be useful. So to record only when one is ...
MotionCntStructureOverview
Motion's Cnt Structure Overview of all the fields List of all variable within the cnt structure. If the variable itself is a structure it should link to a table...
BugReport2005x05x02x180550
BUG: As described at http://dotnetjunkies.com/WebLog/afontes/archive/2004/10/15/28726.aspx motion headers cause HTTP protocol violation when using DOT.NET The is...
FeatureRequest2005x05x06x145420
Feature Request: Description I was wondering if it would be possible to add the pixel dif count in the mjpeg stream. Somewhere between the boundary and content_...
FeatureRequest2005x05x20x235512
Feature Request: Description OK I have another angle on this. Not wanting to break the mjpeg stream protocol how about adding the following Add yet another mot...
MotionSoapService
MotionSOAP. A webservice running under MONO Introduction MotionSOAP is a WebService that runs under Mono. It is rather a primative phase at the moment. I plan...
SetupModePatch
SetupModePatch Introduction Setup_mode is a new feature to enable you to tune basic settings in a more comfortable way. Description of Patch With setup_mode ena...
PthreadFixPatch
Pthread Fix Posted by Main.KennethLavrsen based on email from Main.ChristopheGRENIER Introduction The pthread_cond_signal() routine is used to signal (or wake up...
OnXxxCommandsPatch
OnXxxCommandsPatch Introduction Redesign of the current external commands interface. (Ref FeatureRequest2005x03x31x223032) Description of Patch A redesign of th...
FixedMaskFileOnMotionImagesPatch
Fixed Mask File On Motion Images Patch Introduction This is a small feature added to 3.2.1 which shows the fixed mask (in addition to the smart mask) in bright r...
XMotionTool
Project Name XMotion Introduction XMotion is a graphical interface which supports viewing the pictures captured (via FTP or local file system) and the interactiv...
BugReport2005x03x27x112843
BUG: Reported by Main.KennethLavrsen for Philip Marien I've come across a problem, and I'm not sure it qualifies as a bug, patch or whatever... Here it goes: if ...
BugReport2005x03x21x070534
BUG: while working with onmpeg parameter, I have found that some file descriptors were leak to sub process. It can have several effects: * a good subprocess c...
BugReport2005x01x30x073616
BUG: In the documentation for the gap setting, it indicates that the timer for gap is supposed to start after the post_capture has finished its last frame, but ...
BugReport2005x03x30x011107
BUG: I have (up to 5) Firewire cameras driving 5 vloopback devices into Motion. My program that drives the Firewire cameras converts all frames to rgb24 format. ...
BugReport2005x02x28x170109
Bug: This was originally raised as a support question but after BugReport2005x03x30x011107 was resolved I am 99% sure it will also have resolved this one because...
BugReport2005x02x12x172946
BUG: When i run Motion with 2 NetCams, one Cam ist stopping after a short time. My NetCam from Thread1 is a D Link dcs 900, the Cam for Thread2 is an Axis 205. B...
BugReport2005x04x24x205933
BUG: Main.KennethLavrsen has entered this bug on behalf of Main.WillCooke because the bug is so nasty that it is worth having proper traceability on. Originally ...
BugReport2005x02x26x195358
BUG: I am using a P2 450 running kernel 2.6.5 on a smp machine. The capture card is a generic Videologic card using the Brooktree 848 capture chip and a single b...
BugReport2005x05x02x205307
BUG: HTTP Protocol not compatible some clients like pclient (palantir) can't read header i changed the code, it's on http://www.roberto.spadim.com.br/webcam.c no...
BugReport2005x05x07x042849
BUG: we are getting there! files are attached Test case Environment Motion version: 3.2.1 snap16a ffmpeg version: Shared libraries: ...
BugReport2005x05x22x213229
BUG: Jeff A. Volckaert reported on the Motion mailing list To: Subject: Motion user mpeg4 @ 0x377a10 only YUV420 is supported I have a fresh install of snap ...
BugReport2005x05x06x174416
BUG: This is a megapixel lumenera camera. When connecting to the mjpeg stream, motion says: unknown Content Type It looks like this to me. I don't know if the...
BugReport2005x05x21x105335
BUG: Posted by Main.KennethLavrsen from mailing list posting from Main.ChristopheGRENIER Sometimes motion try to free an invalid memory area for (j=0; config_par...
BugReport2005x04x13x214912
BUG: Motion 3.2.1 memory leaks mejorly when restarted through http control. Test case * Start motion * Run top * Connect to the control port with a bro...
FeatureRequest2005x05x24x183713
Feature Request: Description It would be nice to produce xvid videos directly instead of converting them from msmpeg4 / mpeg4 through ffmpeg. Main.WolfgangAnd...
r3 - 27 May 2005 - 01:26 by AngelCarpintero
ReleaseNoteMotion3x1x20
Release Note Motion 3.1.20 Main.KennethLavrsen 26 May 2005 Note: We recommend upgrading to Motion 3.2.1. Motion 3.1.X will not be maintained much longer. Mo...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x2x1
Release Note Motion 3.2.1 Main.KennethLavrsen 26 May 2005 Summary of changes since 3.1.19 Features * Control Interface: XMLRPC replaced by http interfa...
SupportQuestion2005x05x25x084501
Question I did setup motion on my Debian system now and it works fine so far after some development of a driver for my camera. I did search in all options and did...
r2 - 25 May 2005 - 14:32 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x2x1snap17
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap17 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap17 16 May 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under...
r5 - 25 May 2005 - 01:44 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x1x20snap7
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.20_snap7 Release Notes 3.1.20 snap7 26 Apr 2005 Bugfix Development Release not recommended for production use The netcam code is ...
r3 - 25 May 2005 - 00:55 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2005x05x12x041648
Feature Request: Description we could put webcam server and http control server running on the same port? if client connect to example: http://myhost:myport/web...
SupportQuestion2005x05x16x073620
Question does anybody know a eletronic circuit to talk with servos throw rs232 or rs485??? a servo to pan and another to tilt (maybe more one to zoom :P) but just...
SupportQuestion2005x05x20x164007
Question I have 3 cameras set up 2 v4l and 1 netcam. The seem to work fine (ie they detect motion and start recording and stop when the motion is done) but when ...
SupportQuestion2005x04x24x073352
Question Receiving the following messages when using Motion with an iCamView network webcam: Starting motion detection : motion Processing thread 0 config file ...
SupportQuestion2005x05x11x161256
Question root@fedora3 r # ./mostart Processing thread 0 config file /etc/motion/motion.conf Thread0 device: /dev/video0 input: 8 mpeg4 @ 0x37ee330 only YUV420...
GMotionLive
gmotionlive Introduction gmotionlive is a gtk based webcam viewer Detailed Description gmotionlive is a multipart/x mixed replace viewer. It uses gnomevfs to op...
SupportQuestion2005x05x15x002651
Question I have a Geovision GV250 card with 2 cameras. I really want to switch the PC to linux, all my other 4 are, but I need the cameras running. Is this possib...
r2 - 15 May 2005 - 07:10 by AngelCarpintero
FeatureRequest2005x05x02x210851
Feature Request: Description Optimize capture with mmap read and writes this can make capture from 10 fps to 30 fps!!! like in palantir http://www.fastpath.it/p...
BugReport2005x05x09x003527
BUG: when i changed height 288, width 352 to height 360, width 440 (*1.25) i get a green screen in webcam server i'm using round robin (4 threads channel: 0,1,...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap16
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap16 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap16 08 May 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under...
BugReport2005x05x06x122523
BUG: mmap may not be working, or working wrong the fps is too loo, 10 fps using the palantir server i can get 30 fps Test case Environment Motion version...
r2 - 06 May 2005 - 14:52 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x2x1snap15
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap15 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap15 26 Apr 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under...
SupportQuestion2005x04x24x145153
Question Buon giorno :D in the first place, sorry for my bad english :\ I have this problem.. After compile this versions of motion (i try on 4 different computer...
PatchSmartMask
Smartmask Patch Introduction Today motion provides a static mask to turn off sensitivity in certain areas. This is very usefull to mask a street with cars passin...
MotionRelease3x1x20snap6
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.20_snap6 Release Notes 3.1.20 snap6 22 Apr 2005 Bugfix Development Release not recommended for production use The netcam code is ...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap14
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap14 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap14 22 Apr 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under...
SecureWebcamFeeds
HowTo: Secure your WebCam feeds using Apache, Basic Auth and SSL on Debian This is a draft document detailing how to use Apache to lock down your webcam feeds us...
r13 - 20 Apr 2005 - 21:31 by WillCooke
TestForm
Form Definition Support Questions Name:* *Type: Size: Values: Tooltip message: TopicTitle text 70 The title is shown in the tables Suppor...
TestPage1
TestPage1 Test page Main.KennethLavrsen 20 Apr 2005
TuningMotion
Tuning Motion Motion 3.2 introduces a new feature Setup Mode. This is a great new feature with really make tuning all the settings of Motion much more easy and ...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap13
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap13 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap13 15 Apr 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under...
StreamingNetcamWithoutCurl
Streaming Netcam Without Curl Introduction This patch was originally submitted by Christopher Price on 14th of August 2004 on the Motion Mailing List Descriptio...
r74 - 17 Apr 2005 - 02:38 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2005x04x16x144132
Question If have configured motion so that it will save every hour a mpeg movie. (Like movie %He hour) That works fine. But the next day it appends the recording ...
MotionRelease3x1x20snap5
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.20_snap5 Release Notes 3.1.20 snap5 13 Apr 2005 Bugfix Development Release not recommended for production use The netcam code is ...
r2 - 15 Apr 2005 - 23:30 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x2x1snap12
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap12 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap12 13 Apr 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under...
r2 - 15 Apr 2005 - 23:23 by AngelCarpintero
MotionGuideSpecialFeatures
Motion Guide Special Features This topic consists of the following subtopics: TrackingControl, UsingDatabases, LoopbackDevice. Main.KennethLavrsen 13 Apr 20...
ErrorLogging
Error Logging Motion reports errors to the console when it runs in non daemon mode. And it outputs even more information when run in setup mode. Error logging h...
TrackingControl
Tracking Control This is still at the experimental stage. Read more about it motion tracking page. Tracking Feature with Logitech Quickcam Sphere/Orbit Motion ...
BugReport2005x02x03x035918
BUG: I run motion with multiple network cameras. At startup, if one of my cameras refuses a network connection then motion quits. This behavior is not good for ...
r7 - 12 Apr 2005 - 05:26 by BruceDurham
SnapshotsWebCam
Snapshots The Traditional Periodic Web Camera Motion can also act like a traditional web camera. See the also snapshot_filename option in the section Advanced F...
MotionDetectionSettings
Motion Detection Settings These are the options that controls the detection of motion. Further details follows after. Main.KennethLavrsen 05 Apr 2005
MotionQuickStartGuide
Father Ted's Motion Quick Start Guide
ImageFileOutput
Image File Output The following options controls how Motion generates images when detection motion. Main.KennethLavrsen 11 Apr 2005
ConfigRangeCheckingDiscussion
Config Range Checking Discussion This topic is created to make an overview of config options and their range, valid values and defaults Config Options type, ra...
MotionRelease3x1x20snap4
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.20_snap4 Release Notes 3.1.20 snap4 03 Apr 2005 Bugfix Development Release not recommended for production use The netcam code is ...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap11
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap11 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap11 03 Apr 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under...
OnXxxxFeatureDiscussion
on_xxxx Feature Discussion Proposal Motion has some config options to start external programs or scripts when a certain event has occurred. These options are fol...
FeatureRequest2005x04x01x193531
Feature Request: Description I've got many cameras, each set up to write a "thumb.jpg" each second which provides the current picture. I've done this by using ...
SupportQuestion2005x03x10x221925
Question I've just upgraded from 3.1.17 to 3.1.19 and seem to be having some netcam connection issues. (Everything worked ok in 3.1.17). I'm running LFS 5.0 with...
r4 - 01 Apr 2005 - 18:25 by TheSpike
SupportQuestion2005x03x27x224143
Question Hi, I have motion running (works fine) but when I do live streaming is also works goed only the bandwith is over 300kbps. My upload line is only 128kbps ...
r3 - 01 Apr 2005 - 09:15 by MartijnZuiderwijk
KevinsWebpage
Kevin's Motion Webpages created in PHP Introduction This web interface for motion allowing for 4 camera's to be viewed with Firefox and Internet Explorer. I su...
ToDoList
Motion To Do List This topic has been replaced by RoadMap and FeatureRequests Main.KennethLavrsen 30 Sep 2004
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x232253
Feature Request: Description This would be very handy to have when browsing the database later on, eg. users could use a web based search system to search only ...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x232126
Feature Request: Description Have you considered a forward looking algoritm ? Let me explain what I mean. The algoritm in your technology description currently ...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x231754
Feature Request: Description Have you considered a FTP client to upload the single frame caputered (or movies) to an FTP server? Even also not when motion is de...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x231555
Feature Request: Description Add code to motion that would indicate it is capturing motion. along the lines of locate but instead of drawing a box around what t...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x231419
Feature Request: Description Would time based settings be possiable? In particular I have found that I get much better night time capturing with much more senst...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x231146
Feature Request: Description The option "output_motion" permits to see what is changed into a picture. This function works only to produce MPEG or JPEG files, ...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x225338
Feature Request: Description otherwise mail blows chunks when sending from the current user's account. being able to define a From address per thread, this woul...
FeatureRequest2005x03x31x224427
Feature Request: Description Added to this page by Main.KennethLavrsen on behalf of Main.JoergWeber. Main.KennethLavrsen 31 Mar 2005 Follow up Created a sp...
FeatureRequestStatus
Feature Request Status * New Submitted but noone has decided on it. * Discussion Feature is being discussed. Participate by editing the topic. You can s...
FeatureRequestForm
Form Definition Feature Requests Name:* *Type: Size: Values: Tooltip message: TopicTitle text 70 The title is shown in the tables Feature...
FeatureRequestTemplate
%NOP{ * Note: Do not edit this topic. Go to FeatureRequests * Set ALLOWTOPICCHANGE = Main.TWikiAdminGroup }% Feature Request: Description Follow up ...
BugReport2005x03x03x141014
BUG: /tmp is growing since the use of tmpfile. Test case using motion with some netcam (axis) with threads. Environment Motion version: 3.1.19 snap4 ...
SupportQuestion2005x03x30x084459
Question Good morning, I need to detect when an event is ended. I found that motion supports: execute event started onsave image saved onffmpegclose even...
SupportQuestion2005x03x29x183058
Question i have a problem with a cam usb Genius the program ....is posible configure this program for this cam? and if is posible please help me ...what i do ???...
MotionRelease3x1x20snap3
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.20_snap3 Release Notes 3.1.20 snap3 28 Mar 2005 Bugfix Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is stil...
r3 - 29 Mar 2005 - 13:14 by MikeChudobiak
MotionRelease3x2x1snap10
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap10 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap10 28 Mar 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap9
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap9 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap9 27 Mar 2005 :scull: Don't use. Buggy. Development Release not recommended for normal use The n...
r3 - 27 Mar 2005 - 20:32 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x1x20snap2
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.20_snap2 Release Notes 3.1.20 snap2 27 Mar 2005 :scull: Don't use. Buggy Bugfix Development Release not recommended for normal u...
r3 - 27 Mar 2005 - 19:19 by AngelCarpintero
TimBernersLee
Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web while working at CERN in 1989. See his biography at http://www.w3.org/People/Berners Lee/
NEW - 27 Mar 2005 - 13:14 by TWikiContributor
MotionRelease3x2x1snap8
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap8 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap8 26 Mar 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under d...
MotionRelease3x1x20snap1
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.20_snap1 Release Notes 3.1.20 snap1 26 Mar 2005 Bugfix Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is stil...
SupportQuestion2005x03x24x141933
Question Hello I've got problem with Motion. I've got 3 netcameras Axion 2110. It breaks after few minutes. It looks like this: 1) For a first ~60 sec all is ok:...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap7
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap7 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap7 24 Mar 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use The netcam code is still under d...
SupportQuestion2005x03x22x113924
Question Hi, is it possible to use motion on a SBC W/128mb DiskOnModule? Right now, there is a debian(woody) system using about 4mb of DOM. There is no library i...
SupportQuestion2005x03x22x053049
Question Dear Kenneth. Sorry for bypassing the request procedure, seems complicated.. What is complicated about filling out a web form? It takes me a significant ...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap6
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap6 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap6 20 Mar 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Note that in this snapshot suppo...
MotionAndVloopbackVideoDotCPatch
Motion And Vloopback video.c Patch Submitted by Main.KennethLavrsen on behalf of William M Brack Introduction This patch is supposed to work with the new version...
SetupModeDiscussion
setup_mode discussion The feature was discussed on IRC #motion channel. http://koala.ilog.fr/twikiirc/bin/irclogger_log/motion?date=2004 11 01,Mon sel=51#l47 Here...
MotionFrameBufferTechnique
Motion Frame Buffer Technique Kenneth needs a place to put this info while developing the code. And why not share it on TWIki. Not completed at all.. Variables u...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap5
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap5 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap5 13 Mar 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Changes since 3.1.19_snap4 snap1...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap4
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap4 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap4 11 Mar 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Changes since 3.1.19_snap4 snap1...
BugReport2005x01x31x211756
BUG: Someone kindly reported that Motion 3.1.18 fails to save timelapse mpegs when setting ffmpeg_timelapse = 1. Test case Set ffmpeg_timelapse = 1 and no mpeg ...
BugReport2005x01x16x030209
BUG: The streaming netcam feature used with a Panasonic KX HCM280 produces errors and terminates motion. Security is enabled on the camera. netcam_userpass motio...
BugReport2005x03x01x195957
BUG: I can't set a track/set with a value higher then 9 and a negative value. I use a Logitech Sphere with pwc version 10.0.6 /2/track/set?pan=20 tilt=20 also do...
BugReport2005x02x01x071546
BUG: When you start Motion and have a netcam even with single jpegs Motion often stops right away. Test case I have used your URL and I can for sure say tha...
SupportQuestion2005x02x20x154829
Question I am looking at using Motion. I was very excited when I first learned of the multiple camara (round robin) option. Unfortunately it won't work for me now...
SupportQuestion2005x03x09x180553
Question I am interested in incorporating sound in some way. If a sound is detected by an external microphone I want to activate Motion as if there was movement....
BugReport2005x01x10x202519
BUG: Calling motion with a netcam I get a segmentation fault. In the standard motion.conf I only put a ";" in front of the "videodevice" And "tunerdevice" and ad...
BugReport2005x03x03x232615
BUG: my configure was as follows: ./configure without pgsql However when I try to run motion, I get. motion: error while loading shared libraries: libpq.so.3: c...
BugReport2005x02x23x095334
BUG: Suse have not provided much in their personal CD not geven gcc! As a result motion will not compile once gcc and ffmpeg (either 0.4.8 or 0.4.9.1pre1) is i...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x1x19
Release Note Motion 3.1.19 3.1.19 Summary of changes since 3.1.18. * Fixed bug when setting ffmpeg_timelapse=1 * Made netcam code more robust * Fixe...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap3
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap3 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap3 1 Mar 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Changes since 3.1.19_snap3 snap1 ...
r2 - 02 Mar 2005 - 00:38 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2005x02x24x135548
BUG: To reduce the bandwidth consumed while monitoring my cam using motion's mini http server, I tried setting webcam_maxrate 0.1 in the config file. As soon as ...
r5 - 28 Feb 2005 - 15:40 by RaphaelAssenat
MotionRelease3x2x1snap2
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap2 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap2 26 Feb 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Changes since 3.1.19_snap3 snap1...
MotionRelease3x2x1snap1
Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap1 Release Notes 3.2.1 snap1 16 Feb 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Changes since 3.1.19_snap3 snap1...
SupportQuestion2005x02x25x122038
Question Hi folks, I am looking for a Live CD that incorporates Motion? This is for a simple single webcam monitoring application. Does anyone have any experienc...
SupportQuestion2005x02x21x213030
Question Running motion 3.1.18 on FC3 HP TC2120 server with Hauppage WinTV Express card. Kernel is 2.6.10 1.766_FC3 #1 USB camera works just fine. However when ...
SupportQuestion2005x02x24x125815
Question I am trying to use motion for timelapse recordings to replace a timelapse VCR we have so we can file the videos on DVD. I would like to use Motion but th...
MotionRelease3x1x19snap4
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.19_snap4 Release Notes 3.1.19 snap4 25 Feb 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Changes since 3.1.18 snap1 ...
BugReport2005x02x07x100303
BUG: i get this error during configure "configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (short int),77" it was reported in snap8 but the solution put ther (installing li...
r10 - 25 Feb 2005 - 19:43 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2005x01x30x190907
BUG: Starting motion 3.1.18 it writes out Thread0 device: /dev/video0 input: 8 Illegal instruction and steps out. Test case EPIA 5000 mainboard, spca50x camera ...
r8 - 25 Feb 2005 - 19:42 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x1x19snap3
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.19_snap3 Release Notes 3.1.19 snap3 16 Feb 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Changes since 3.1.18 snap1 ...
r3 - 17 Feb 2005 - 21:06 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x1x19snap2
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.19_snap2 Release Notes 3.1.19 snap2 15 Feb 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Changes since 3.1.18 snap1 ...
r2 - 15 Feb 2005 - 14:51 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2005x02x14x143258
Question Hi there I want to truncate the motion detected video at say 5 seconds, then not produce any more video for say 2 minutes. I tried setting gap 120 ma...
BugReport2005x02x11x150802
BUG: Building an RPM from the makefile included with the source fails to use the DESTDIR environment variable. This results in modifications to the primary file...
r4 - 14 Feb 2005 - 05:22 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x1x19snap1
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.19_snap1 Release Notes 3.1.19 snap1 09 Feb 2005 Development Release not recommended for normal use Changes since 3.1.18 snap1 ...
r4 - 14 Feb 2005 - 05:02 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2005x02x11x170019
BUG: %makeinstall section of motion.spec (line 33) included with source attempts to mv motion dist.conf from %{_sysconfdir} directory to %{_sysconfdir}/%{name} d...
r4 - 14 Feb 2005 - 04:55 by AngelCarpintero
PreCaptureThrottleLoad
Feature Proposal Redesign pre_capture to throttle load when many frames have to be processed Feature proposal added by Main.JoergWeber 15 Sep 2004 Proposal 10...
BugReport2005x02x12x013830
BUG: i have a recording which stopped in the middle of motion. nothing in the messages file. but the sequence is clearly truncated. the config is set for 5 pr...
SupportQuestion2005x01x07x150123
Question motion coredumps on me everynight, it seems to run just fine all day long but dumps in the middle of the night. here are my logs: Jan 6 13:43:28 731CAM...
r4 - 12 Feb 2005 - 01:41 by AngelCarpintero
BugReport2004x10x25x084137
BUG: looks like this on FreeBSD 4.10 STABLE after motion has been running for ~32 hours = 77096 root /usr/local/bin/motion \ 77097 root /usr/local/bin...
r6 - 12 Feb 2005 - 01:34 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2005x02x04x091351
Question I have a capture card called GrandTek bt848 with 4 ports for 4 cammeras. I whanted to ask you how exactly cand i configure that all the 4 cameras conecte...
SupportQuestion2005x02x02x184321
Question This is a follow up question to SupportQuestion2005x01x28x222114 Thanks for your quick answer. Unfortunately this does not work for me. Computer: A 120MH...
SupportQuestion2005x02x02x070318
Question I m using Motion 3.1.17 with 3 D link DCS900 network cameras. It was working fine with 1 camera. Then I added two more and the problems started. Recordin...
RotatePatch
Updated Rotate Patch ( Speed Improvement ) Introduction The updated rotate patch was created for two reasons: 1. Possible bugs in the original rotate patch. ...
MakefileWithAutoDependencies
Makefile with Auto Dependencies Introduction Ok, so this isn't really a patch. It's a new Makefile.in that automatically calculates dependencies between source a...
LabelingSpeedPatch
Labeling Speed Improvement Patch Introduction This patch improves the speed of the alg_labeling function substantially. It also fixed a bug in said function. De...
DilateNineSpeedPatch
Dilate9 Speed Patch Introduction This patch was created to improve the speed of the dilate9 function in alg.c. As can be seen in the execution profile when motio...
DilateFiveSpeedPatch
Dilate5 Speed Patch Introduction This patch is similar to the DilateNineSpeedPatch, but improves the speed of the dilate5 function instead. As can be seen in the...
BrightnessContrastPatch
Patch Title Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue Introduction This patch allows motion to set the brightness, contrast, saturation and hue for a video source. ...
BugReport2004x12x15x102245
BUG: Using last snapshot ( motion 3.1.18_snap8 ) with ffmpeg 0.4.8 compiled from source and with logitech Sphere ( pwc 10.0.5 ). modprobe pwc size=vga mbufs=3 ...
BugReport2005x01x05x174139
BUG: The end of output of motion h says Will read motion.conf from current directory, ~ and /opt/motion/motion 3.1.17/etc. Where "~" should apparently actually ...
BugReport2005x01x06x103939
BUG: Does that phrase in docs mean "enable only one of" or "don't confuse with"? Test case Environment Motion version: 3.1.17 Shared libraries: ...
BugReport2005x01x10x095715
BUG: The configuration is working with motion version 3.1.17 but the crash occurs in the version 3.1.18. The behaviour of motion is a little bit strange: if a se...
BugReport2005x01x13x131304
BUG: My Labtec (HDCS 1020) camera is mounted upside down. Using rotate 180 gives some sort of interleaved corruption of the image. I have to use an external scri...
BugReport2005x01x06x181426
BUG: When mencoder (of the Mplayer package) is encoding and the user presses ^C, mencoder completes the file gracefully and exits only then, thus leaving behind ...
BugReport2004x12x02x115356
BUG: This program runs well straight from the debian package with the given config file. However, when I add the command "rotate 180" in the config file, motion ...
BugReport2004x10x26x134906
BUG: When running motion as daemon, I am getting application bug warnings emitted from SYSLOG an Redhat AS 3. The error is as follows. Oct 26 08:43:43 localhost...
BugReport2005x01x23x133554
BUG: From IRC #Motion 23 Jan 2005 13:53 I am (happily!) using motion 3.1.17. the timelapse mpegs sometimes do not rotate at midnight each day, but keep going...
GNUPublicLicense
GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991 Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 675 Mass Ave, Camb...
PhilipsWebcamDriverDebate
Philips Webcam Driver Debate Background Subjective and biosed statement from Kenneth Lavrsen as a starting point for debate. This text was originally on the info...
RemoteControlXmlRpc
Controlling Motion via XML RPC Motion version 3.1.12 has got a new exciting feature which is the ability to control Motion while it is running. Motion now has a b...
ReleaseNoteMotion3x1x17
Release Note Motion 3.1.17 3.1.17 Bugfix release snap1 * Removed annoying debug syslog message (input: #) * Implemented Peter Ilin's patch for handling v...
GenHtmlShellScript
genhtml.sh Author: Main.JeroenVreeken Submitted by. Main.KennethLavrsen Generates output similar to show.cgi but without the header. Depends on the chosen filenam...
PerlParseMJPEGStream
Perl Parse MJPEG Stream Introduction This project is just for posting Perl code snippets for parsing an MJPEG Stream in real time. Detailed Description I don't ...
SupportQuestion2005x01x28x222114
Question Thanks for motion! What I am after is something like this: just as lastsnap.jpg is the last picture taken, it would be very useful to have something like...
SupportQuestion2005x01x24x005849
Question First off, let me say thank you. Motion is an excellent product and you can bet I'll be telling my friends about it. Now on to the questions: Is there an...
SupportQuestion2005x01x06x201636
Question I want to run motion as apache, to be able to use webdav for collecting data from the storage directory. The only way I know, is before running motion to...
WebCam
Main.SebastienFricker 16 Jan 2005
NEW - 16 Jan 2005 - 09:55 by SebastienFricker
SupportQuestion2005x01x14x215833
Question My camera is mounted upside down, and I use rotate 180 to correct it. Is the mask image applied before or after the rotation? Environment Motion versi...
SupportQuestion2005x01x14x012409
Question Sorry for the dumb question, but I reccently upgraded from an old version to 3.1.18 snap 8, in the older version jpeg_cleanup worked with ffmpeg. The do...
RelatedProjectsTemplate
(Replace this text by a short headline for your project) Introduction Please introduce your project. What does it do? Detailed Description Give more details as...
BugStatus
Bug Status There are few status fields in the Motion bug reports to keep things simple. * New: New bugs, bugs not yet resolved are in this state * Assigned:...
BugReportForm
Form Definition Bug Reports Name:* *Type: Size: Values: Tooltip message: Atributes TopicTitle text 70 The title is shown in the tables ...
BugReport2005x01x06x123130
BUG: If I set the target_dir configuration variable to a value where there is no write permissions, motion simply exits with a "Thread exiting" message when it a...
NetcamDecompressInMemory
Netcam Decompress In Memory Introduction There're a fact that makes motion to decrease its performance, write to disk each frame captured from network cameras. T...
KennethsCustomKernelWithPWC10andK8000
Kenneth's step by step instructioncustom kernel with PWC 10.0.4 and K8000 I am writing this for my own use. But others may use it for inspiration. I am building m...
SupportQuestion2004x12x22x220225
Question I am using the webcam feature to stream live pictures. This works really well with one thread. However when I add a second thread the second camera works...
BugReport2004x11x20x092807
BUG: great job you´re doing here. respect! though i have problems w/ my installation. system: SUSE Linux 2.6.9 #3 Sun Nov 14 17:17:40 CET 2004 x86_64 x86_64 x86...
BugReport2004x10x24x140232
BUG: I have trouble capturing ffmpeg movie 640x480 @ 25fps. I have bt878 card (Hauppauge WinTV? Express), AMD 2000 processor and 512MB of memory. I'm using Linu...
BugReport2004x11x13x202132
BUG: My quickcam orbit didn't correctly move the camera towards a moving object. This seems to be caused by the fact that the y axis is inverted. The camera Y ax...
BugReport2004x12x14x082854
BUG: When compiling with ffmpeg support on a basic fedora core 3 system I end up with the following error: gcc I/usr/include/ffmpeg g O2 DHAVE_CURL DHAVE_F...
SupportQuestion2004x11x19x183818
Question I keep getting "sync error in proc : Input/output error" in /var/log/messages. Configuration: Fedora Core 2, vanilla. Using Avermedia EZ DVD PCI Card wi...
SupportQuestion2004x12x20x160810
Question I would like to add text into a picture from a file so that the text could change. For example: a temperature reading from a temp probe, a binary reading...
MotionCodeWebcam
Motion Code Webcam This topic is describes the code that makes up the Motion webcam feature. Not completed yet It is created so that one does not have to re i...
SupportQuestion2004x12x17x204538
Question I'd like to use the webcam server option of Motion to broadcast a stream (of jpgs) to the internet when a motion is detected (to safe server load). Howev...
SupportQuestion2004x12x11x050926
Question All I read on motion is about specific cameras. Our voluntary worker's organization got a deal on a wireless generic surveillance camera! Does it really ...
BugReport2004x11x20x173207
BUG: motion contrl info cause a crash of motion. This occurs in the version 3.1.18 snap 7 In the version 3.1.17 the problem did not occurs. In the version 3.1.17...
BugReport2004x11x20x174816
BUG: It s a little bit strange "motion control conf list" on the localhost but not on a remote host. the error produced is: XML RPC Fault: no element found ( 503...
EnhancedTrackingFeatureDiscussion
Enhanced Tracking Feature Discussion Proposed by Main.SebastienFricker Hi Kenneth, I had a discussion with Angel, and I think that this point is close on my side....
MotionWithFFmpegDiscussion
Motion with FFmpeg Introduction This topic was started to host a discussion of Motion's support for FFmpeg. FFmpeg is a solution for encoding and decoding video ...
r3 - 29 Nov 2004 - 16:56 by PerJonsson
MotionRelease3x1x18snap6
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap6 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap6 12 Nov 2004 Development Release not recommended for normal use Released as snapshot for devel...
r2 - 15 Nov 2004 - 23:20 by AngelCarpintero
SupportQuestion2004x11x11x071138
Question I have installed the lates versions of the libwww Libraries from the URL www.w3c.org/Library and the File XMLRPC 0.9.10 kjl3.tar.gz. The apache 1.3.X Web...
MotionWatchdogAndCleanupPrograms
motionwatchdog and motioncleanup Introduction motionwatchdog: an application which (re)start motion and other application automatically after a crash. Option...
SupportQuestion2004x11x09x194756
Question (transferred from UserFeedback) Motion is great. I used Motion in version 2.6 to set up a simple surveillance box. But still a question: I want to run si...
r4 - 12 Nov 2004 - 21:36 by ThorstenKutska
MotionCenter
Main.AlexRodrigues 12 Nov 2004
NEW - 12 Nov 2004 - 03:08 by AlexRodrigues
MotionRelease3x1x18snap5
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap5 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap5 11 Nov 2004 Development Release not recommended for normal use Released as snapshot for devel...
SingleFrameCaptureUsingPHP
Single Frame Capturing Using PHP Submitted by John Huong Introduction This PHP script is a port of the original MJ Grab program. Detailed Description To use th...
MotionRelease3x1x18snap4
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap4 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap4 01 Nov 2004 Development Release not recommended for normal use Released as snapshot for devel...
BugReport2004x10x24x135840
BUG: Added by Kenneth Lavrsen on behalf of Main.MikeLees. I think I have spotted a minor bug with config file save if I set text_left to have leading spaces vi...
SupportQuestion2004x10x29x154401
Question This is more of a feature request, really. It seems like, unless you set the framerate to maximum, the videos, when played, look like they're beeing fast...
MotionRelease3x1x18snap3
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap3 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap3 Development Release not recommended for normal use Released as snapshot for developers to merge...
r2 - 29 Oct 2004 - 15:44 by AngelCarpintero
MotionRelease3x1x18snap2
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap2 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap2 Development Release not recommended for normal use Released as snapshot for developers to merge...
r2 - 26 Oct 2004 - 14:21 by AngelCarpintero
SubmittedBy
Submitted By Name of the person that submits the original topic (submit question, bug report etc). If you have a TWiki name use this in the format Main.KennethLav...
SupportForm
Form Definition Support Questions Name:* *Type: Size: Values: Tooltip message: TopicTitle text 70 The title is shown in the tables Suppor...
MotionStreamTestProgram
Motion Stream Test Program Introduction Test the webcam stream from Motion. Detailed Description This program connects to the webcam stream of Motion and output...
SupportStatus
Support questions have this status: * AskedQuestions: See the new questions that have not yet been answered * AssignedQuestions: Under investigation by the ...
MotionRelease3x1x18snap1
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap1 Release Notes 3.1.18 snap1 Development Release not recommended for normal use Released as snapshot for developers to merge...
r2 - 19 Oct 2004 - 21:48 by AngelCarpintero
SyslogEventPatch
Syslog Event Patch Introduction This patch addresses the issue that Motion starts processes that never ends Patch was submitted by Mike Lees on the Motion Mailin...
r6 - 17 Oct 2004 - 22:10 by AngelCarpintero
HowToPatchPWC9PWCX9OnKernel2dot6
How To Patch pwc 9.0.x / pwcx 9.0 on Kernel 2.6.7 (and probably later) The following how to was originally posted on the Motion Mailing List. Note that there is n...
FreeBSDFixCompile
FreeBSD Fix Compile Problem description When you try to compile FreeBSD version of motion without bktr support ( V4L in linux ) passing without v4l to configur...
DaemonDetachFromSTDIO
Motion should detach from standard in and standard out when going daemon Introduction From IRC channel #motion 1 oct 2004 23:09 fd 0 is still attached in daem...
MotionRelease3x1x17snap2
Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.17_snap2 Release Notes NOTE: Official 3.1.17 is now released 3.1.17 snap2 Bugfix release * Implemented a new lightswitch feature....
MotionExamples
Examples * Image file saved by using the output_normal option (colour USB camera) * Image file saved by using the output_motion option. The picture shows...
MotionViewJavaUtility
Motion View Author: Jay Summit (http://www.summet.com/mainhome.html) Submitted by: Main.KennethLavrsen Motion View is a utility program written in Java that allow...
LinuxVideoSurveillanceELViS
Linux Video Surveillance eLViS Linux Video Surveillance AKA eLViS provides a user interface for watching motion frames captured by the motion program as JPEG f...
MeasureNoise
Measurenoise Author: Folkert van Heusden Upload here by: Main.KennethLavrsen Original URL for project: http://www.vanheusden.com/measurenoise/ Check the original ...
MotionCGI
Motion.cgi Introduction Motion.cgi is a set of scripts intended to give a user remote (or local) access to motion through any webbrowser. Detailed Description M...
MotionTrackerAPI
Serial stepper motor interface API *Subject: API for controlling a serial stepper motor *Version: 1.0 *Status: final *Author: Jeroen Vreeken *Date: 14 6 2001 Int...
MotionTracking
Motion Tracking Author: Jeroen Vreeken Tracking A while ago I and several others made a serial port controlled stepper motor system. I also added the capability ...
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