Motion - Support Question 2007x 06x 19x 050017

motion, on card with chip cx23881-19 not working at all, but tvtime does


With this board from, model TE-104C, there is no way to bring motion to work, tvtime works.

I am not happy with motion. If tvtime works fine, why is motion not working? Why cant the motion keepers use parts of the tvtime software to bring motion to work?


Motion version: motion_3.2.7-0.ubuntu.edgy_i386.deb
ffmpeg version: 3.0.cvs20060823-3.1ubuntu1
Libraries: ffmpeg
Server OS:  

-- CrisLobin - 19 Jun 2007


Looking at your card it is nothing special. It has a normal BT878 chip (ONE Chip) and uses the bttv driver. So it should work and work well.

Do not expect 4 inputs to work well. More than one and you need to use the Round Robin feature.

Please post your motion.conf file, the entry for the card in /etc/modprobe.conf and the exact errors you get in the syslog and/or when running Motion with motion -n

You can also try the latest beta. See MotionSnapshotReleases. Or the daily source snap. MotionDailySourceSnap. I run with the daily and it seems very solid for the moment.

You will have to compile from sources but it is not that difficult as long as you have the development packages for ffmpeg, and mysql/postgresql (if you need DB support).

The main feature added since 3.2.7 is support for V4L2 drivers.

-- KennethLavrsen - 19 Jun 2007

Could be a pll issue ? i'll take a look to tvtime ... i'm sure that there will be the trick.

-- AngelCarpintero - 26 Jun 2007

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TopicTitle motion, on card with chip cx23881-19 not working at all, but tvtime does
SupportStatus AnsweredQuestions
SubmittedBy CrisLobin
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
cx2388x-dmesg.txttxt cx2388x-dmesg.txt manage 4 K 19 Jun 2007 - 05:17 UnknownUser cx2388x-dmesg
te-104c-cx2388.pdfpdf te-104c-cx2388.pdf manage 326 K 19 Jun 2007 - 05:09 UnknownUser te-104c-cx2388
v4l2-cx88.txttxt v4l2-cx88.txt manage 12 K 19 Jun 2007 - 05:11 UnknownUser v4l-info-cx88
Topic revision: r4 - 26 Jun 2007, AngelCarpintero
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