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Bug Reports

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

New Bugs

Not yet assigned to anyone.

Headline Submitted By Age Last Change
compiling error with latest ffmpeg on raspberrypi MarcoBernardi 130 11 Sep 2016 - 14:57
MarcoBernardi
mask image ignored or wrong setup? WolframFischer 153 21 Aug 2016 - 15:09
WolframFischer
Unable to run python script on_motion* etc... Main.turboy 210 23 Jun 2016 - 14:22
SimoneRiccardi
Unknown config option for Database options WikiGuest 246 18 May 2016 - 19:06
VictorO
Problem installing motion WikiGuest 337 17 Feb 2016 - 16:45
NicoBoileau
Libavformat53 error, not found WikiGuest 343 12 Feb 2016 - 00:35
RovilsonFMartins
Can't compile with V4L2 Allan Bogh 370 17 Jan 2016 - 10:48
AllanBogh
Skip corrupted jpeg frame MaurizioA 396 20 Dec 2015 - 16:18
MaurizioA
Recording timelapse video no longer working StefanBruda 1290 22 Nov 2015 - 18:49
MrDave
Still detecting motion even with "output_normal off" HenkVanHeuveln 442 22 Nov 2015 - 17:38
MrDave
Captured images are broken if their size is more than 1MB KonstantinSokolov 453 24 Oct 2015 - 20:38
KonstantinSokolov
logrotate crash HarlanDaneker 454 23 Oct 2015 - 20:01
HarlanDaneker
segfault in pthread_getspecific() on musl based system WikiGuest 477 30 Sep 2015 - 20:42
DaveFlogeras
Motion does not work with Chrome DavidRadin 1178 19 Aug 2015 - 17:16
MiKn
event_on_start not working StephenCook 539 30 Jul 2015 - 23:51
StephenCook
Threads dying randomly, just like BugReport2006x04x07x164654 HolgerJakobs 674 17 Mar 2015 - 18:23
HolgerJakobs
Memory usage of motion is extremly high if Netcam is in use - Raspberry Pi 512MB WikiGuest 771 10 Dec 2014 - 21:34
ChristopherStein
Fix for mem leak in read_rtsp_image() ChristopheGRENIER 772 10 Dec 2014 - 10:31
ChristopheGRENIER
height (1080) is not modulo 16 3.2.12: with 1920 x 1080 GeneC 777 05 Dec 2014 - 23:36
GeneC
Libjpeg Crash during conversion (YUV420 to JPEG) GiovanniLicata 870 10 Nov 2014 - 15:41
GiovanniLicata
Multiple Vulnerabilities RvH 1415 10 Oct 2014 - 19:19
MrDave
* Error in `motion': free(): invalid size: 0x00007f960000dc60 * QwazwsxQwazwsx 851 10 Oct 2014 - 19:00
MrDave
I have problem "netcam_output_message: Invalid SOS parameters for sequential JPEG" WikiGuest 860 12 Sep 2014 - 12:09
AndrianAndrian
Killing motion makes webcam light stuck to on and device becomes unusable DanielSohn 920 15 Jul 2014 - 03:38
DanielSohn
Higher 'gap' values in motion.conf break the framerate of the first event movie SimonLemarchand 989 06 May 2014 - 17:20
SimonLemarchand
Several Instances of Memory leaks NicoleBruck 995 01 May 2014 - 00:32
NicoleBruck
Recorded Video doesn't play JackYellow 995 01 May 2014 - 00:20
JackYellow44
Compilation fails at video2.c on Raspberry Pi MartinGogo 1000 26 Apr 2014 - 09:25
MartinGogo
Motion with 2 cameras, only one works bomberb17 1016 09 Apr 2014 - 19:43
PanosXatzi
error: ‘VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P’ undeclared Main.Drootnar 1065 20 Feb 2014 - 09:29
DrootnarDrootnar
(PATCH) Handling of bad MJPEG/JPEG data JonGuess 1583 17 Feb 2014 - 06:36
KeithWillis
netcam with host and port does'nt works with proxy GVautier 1073 11 Feb 2014 - 15:02
GillesVautier
Ignore bad frames OERNiiB 1088 28 Jan 2014 - 08:50
OERNiiB
CPU load is not effected if motion detection is paused MaartenOll 1199 08 Oct 2013 - 13:45
MaartenOll
setting minimum_motion_frame to 1 stops image output until restart WilliamPhelps 1209 28 Sep 2013 - 18:24
WilliamPhelps
Mpeg4 video format doesn't work for HTML5 video PedroCorteReal 1257 11 Aug 2013 - 16:29
PedroCorteReal
Error with Threads LuanCasagrande 1266 02 Aug 2013 - 22:32
LuanCasagrande
"Motion thread 1 restart" when running as service JohnMiller 1278 21 Jul 2013 - 17:59
JohnMiller
No rollover if target file size is limited KlausMueller 1302 27 Jun 2013 - 20:20
KlausMueller
"compatible palette" error until fswebcam runs before Motion EricRead 1319 10 Jun 2013 - 18:45
EricRead
Autofocus cameras garbage MustaiMustai 1325 05 Jun 2013 - 03:33
MustaiMustai
mjpg-streaming broken with motion 3.2.12 WikiGuest 1354 07 May 2013 - 11:03
TomHinkle
Motion can't start X Display Applications ("on_event_start") in Daemon mode Main.Yusuf 1391 31 Mar 2013 - 06:51
YusufGungor
Unable to find a compatible palette format. PawelGrzes 1401 20 Mar 2013 - 14:38
PawelGrzes
vloopback_motion.c compile fails NormDePlume 1645 12 Mar 2013 - 16:12
RkaneKnight
8bit Greyscale support missing for uvcvideo device CavaC 1434 15 Feb 2013 - 19:57
CavaC
Errors at make (git version) IboS 1445 05 Feb 2013 - 02:47
IboS
Motion dies after going into daemon mode DazzConway 1463 29 Jan 2013 - 22:09
DazzConway
With two web cams conencted the pictures are mixed together in recordings IainMcFarlane 2036 25 Jan 2013 - 01:43
DazzConway
FLV generated movie files play too fast WikiGuest 1485 27 Dec 2012 - 05:16
OlegRakh
Dual webcam problem on Raspberry Pi WikiGuest 1499 12 Dec 2012 - 16:45
EnricoS
Segmentation fault with iViewHD net camera RzTen1 1520 21 Nov 2012 - 23:05
RzTen1
movie_filename unknown if no ffmpeg YoupMol 1537 05 Nov 2012 - 06:55
YoupMol
Filenames vs displaytime YoupMol 1539 03 Nov 2012 - 09:08
YoupMol
Make fails on file vloopback_motion.c SteveGee 1544 28 Oct 2012 - 21:04
SteveGee
recording fps rate : notice and fix (motion-3.2.12-trunk.r557) BernieK 1552 20 Oct 2012 - 17:17
BernieK
internet conflict with motion. WikiGuest 1556 16 Oct 2012 - 21:07
EdwinKribbs
Cannot compile any version. AndAnd 1594 08 Sep 2012 - 21:04
AndAnd
aera_detect not working at all BeBlochl 1651 19 Aug 2012 - 19:57
BeBlochl
Recent update of ports on FreeBSD = no more working motion WikiGuest 1638 27 Jul 2012 - 02:43
TisugolTisugol
Two USB cams on reporting to same Motion WikiGuest 2155 04 Mar 2012 - 19:29
GillesLatulipe
zero-copy mode of vloopback module on Linux kernel >2.6.32 RaulFajardo 2090 02 May 2011 - 09:09
RaulFajardo
Motion stops recording (but keeps running) WikiGuest 2184 28 Jan 2011 - 08:05
KetilMalde
Motion will crash when attempting to add a thread via the HTTP API. WikiGuest 2215 27 Dec 2010 - 18:26
KyleHotchkiss
motion ignores framerate and minimum_frame_time settings in Debian WikiGuest 2260 13 Nov 2010 - 05:10
JuanAnguloMoreno
Problem with "grey" video from motion AndreyChayka 2303 01 Oct 2010 - 11:08
AndreyChayka
/dev/cxm0 DarrenJohnston 2389 06 Jul 2010 - 23:55
DarrenJohnston
Auto brightness oscillates wildly RobertHancock 2827 25 Apr 2009 - 02:25
RobertHancock
on_camera_lost not triggered if video_pipe doesn't work for any reason. RomanGaufman 2864 03 Apr 2009 - 14:43
RomanGaufman
Motion failed to close motion-stream listen socket after a month of running RomanGaufman 2851 31 Mar 2009 - 15:16
RomanGaufman
Number of topics: 70

Assigned Bugs

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

Headline Submitted By Age Last Change Assigned To
Quantization table 0x00 was not defined AlexeyRod 2037 05 Sep 2012 - 23:21
LuisFernandoMita
AngelCarpintero
Video loopback broken with kernels 2.6.38 and above WikiGuest 2017 29 Oct 2011 - 02:36
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
netcam_next called with non data in buffer NicolaM 2877 04 Jan 2010 - 03:17
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
on_area_detected, events, gap WikiGuest 2854 09 Jul 2009 - 08:38
AngelCarpintero
JoergWeber
Number of topics: 4

Resolved Bugs

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

Headline Submitted By Age Last Change Assigned To
Wireless IP Camera's Not Working MikeHoward 900 26 Oct 2014 - 22:46
MikeHoward
 
trunkREV557: motion does not insert data to a postgresql db. KarolisE 1499 13 Dec 2012 - 12:41
KarolisE
 
Gentoo emerge motion fails, video2.c undeclared JoeKane 1660 07 Jul 2012 - 18:31
AngelCarpintero
 
motion.c:585:26: error: ‘VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P’ undeclared (first use in this function) IgorKuznetsov 1682 14 Jun 2012 - 15:20
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
Connexion to non-streaming netcam lost after some time F00tyNyupi 2371 28 Jul 2010 - 19:27
F00tyNyupi
 
Unclear explanantion in configuration file for stream_quality RichardB 2546 21 Mar 2010 - 18:35
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
V4L2 fourcc GRBG not supported IsaacRichter 2639 24 Nov 2009 - 12:20
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
New spec and init script for Fedora/RedHat systems StevenM 2854 06 Jul 2009 - 13:29
StevenM
 
Number of topics: 8

Monitored Bug Reports

Headline Submitted By Age Last Change
IP cam connection lost and never reconnect LaurentBalthasar 3685 30 Jun 2016 - 00:12
PhilipWalden
Colors not coming out correctly when using webcam with JPEG palette WikiGuest 1979 05 Sep 2012 - 03:54
GatorY
svn/git version don't compile with mysql support under ubuntu 12.04 DannyDeKeuleneire 1653 18 Jul 2012 - 09:00
DannyDeKeuleneire
support for new major ffmpeg release EmmettBrown 1682 18 Jul 2012 - 06:30
AngelCarpintero
Segfault on 16:9 resolution MichaelKirkland 1772 02 Jun 2012 - 04:40
AngelCarpintero
cppcheck FolkertvanHeusden 1694 02 Jun 2012 - 01:56
AngelCarpintero
motion will not compile with ffmpeg EdwinKribbs 2244 29 Oct 2011 - 01:56
AngelCarpintero
motion.c:585:26: error: 'VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P' undeclared (first use in this function) WikiGuest 1943 22 Oct 2011 - 17:06
AngelCarpintero
Crash when write mpeg4, swf and etc WikiGuest 1934 22 Oct 2011 - 17:04
AngelCarpintero
Motion will not build with newer kernel headers IgorNovgorodov 2116 10 May 2011 - 06:21
AngelCarpintero
image scrambled, videosyncs inside active picture? RubenD 2154 27 Feb 2011 - 18:56
RubenD
Segmentation fault WikiGuest 2484 10 Feb 2011 - 02:05
AngelCarpintero
Events leave zombies on OpenBSD MotionMark 2459 02 May 2010 - 15:45
AngelCarpintero
Locked pixels FlorinAnton 2748 11 Feb 2010 - 19:06
FlorinAnton
Mac OS X ffmpeg patch/configure error & Motion pthread support error NicholasSund 2952 05 Feb 2010 - 21:14
AngelCarpintero
./configure without ffmpeg WikiGuest 2571 07 Jan 2010 - 10:56
AngelCarpintero
False recordings of gabage TheOtherBug 2737 24 Jul 2009 - 10:50
TheOtherBug
segfault in libc-2.6.1.so WikiGuest 2746 18 Jul 2009 - 00:41
AngelCarpintero
Segmentation fault JeanBono 2772 16 Jul 2009 - 18:57
AngelCarpintero
Motion control 'quit" action does not work. BruceDurham 2998 06 Nov 2008 - 03:05
AngelCarpintero
3.2.9 and Logitech QuickCam Pro 4000: captures 320x240 despite a setting of 640x480 although set to TWikiGuest 3050 15 Sep 2008 - 18:56
DagErlandsson
Logitech Quickcam Messenger : image much too bright TWikiGuest 3112 15 Jul 2008 - 17:31
AngelCarpintero
Need to set norm to NTSC in xawtv for threads beyond 0 WillBuddenberg 3341 15 Jun 2008 - 23:54
AngelCarpintero
Crash on reconect webcam TrebolA 3158 02 Jun 2008 - 16:04
AngelCarpintero
Motion hangs if webcam is removed PekkaVuorela 3169 22 May 2008 - 20:48
PekkaVuorela
post_capture seems to stop on max_mpeg_time :( TWikiGuest 3204 22 May 2008 - 01:13
AngelCarpintero
Stop answering. DanielHolm 3258 20 Feb 2008 - 19:27
DanielHolm
Motion for MACOSX 10.4 (ppc) TWikiGuest 3277 31 Jan 2008 - 09:45
AngelCarpintero
motion 3.2.8 on fox board Luca 3440 08 Jan 2008 - 16:24
AngelCarpintero
multiple definition of `file_protocol' GerbenRoest 3340 02 Dec 2007 - 20:54
AngelCarpintero
compile error with ffmpeg + solution NickKnatterton 3431 31 Aug 2007 - 21:23
AngelCarpintero
motion dies in webcam.c:webcam_add_write:233 Uwe Klein 3644 31 Jan 2007 - 16:19
UweKlein
motion in free(): error: modified (chunk-) pointer. Occurs when I use features ffmpeg on FreeBSD. RafisKhayrullin 3685 08 Jan 2007 - 20:39
AngelCarpintero
Problem with webcam, based on the sn9c102 chip GennadySolovyenko 3732 05 Nov 2006 - 11:52
AngelCarpintero
Links between Camorama and Motion ? AndrewKraknovic 3797 06 Sep 2006 - 00:28
AngelCarpintero
Image is always black TWikiGuest 3852 17 Jul 2006 - 15:19
KonradRiedel
Webcam interface crashes after 24-48 hours. TWikiGuest 4076 22 May 2006 - 18:31
PeterS
Session timeout on netcam MarcBalcells 3902 16 May 2006 - 21:54
AngelCarpintero
disk full TWikiGuest 3983 28 Feb 2006 - 23:29
AngelCarpintero
webcam_localhost behaviour DickMiddleton 3978 28 Feb 2006 - 23:08
AngelCarpintero
segfault after start with WCS2003(same as wvc54g from Linksys) netcam and motion-3.2.2 Mirko Taschenberger 4175 16 Aug 2005 - 22:04
KennethLavrsen
on round robin * glibc detected * free(): invalid pointer: 0xb4658008 * RobertoSpadim 4274 19 Jul 2005 - 03:13
KennethLavrsen
Number of topics: 42

Old Bugs

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

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

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