netcam_url added, but no daemon process started or images captured.
additional: apologies, I attached the config from another server. This is the correct file. I have uncommented that line, assigned a username and password to the camera and added this entry to the file. It still says the below error messages, "problem connecting to the stream".Rich.
I have added my netcam_url and have validated that i can access the images in a web browser. When I start motion, there is no daemon process started and i do not receive any snapshots.(i do not require videos).
; http://192.168.0.113:80/image.jpg (dcs-900)
# Make automated snapshot every N seconds (default: 0 = disabled)
i do not have a password set for the camera.
# Target base directory for pictures and films
# Recommended to use absolute path. (Default: current working directory)
Attached is the motion conf. I have made the suggested changes and am now receiving the following error messages when running the application.
 Processing thread 0 - config file /usr/local/etc/motion.conf
 Unknown config option "ffmpeg_cap_new"
 Unknown config option "ffmpeg_cap_motion"
 Unknown config option "ffmpeg_timelapse"
 Unknown config option "ffmpeg_timelapse_mode"
 Unknown config option "ffmpeg_bps"
 Unknown config option "ffmpeg_variable_bitrate"
 Unknown config option "ffmpeg_video_codec"
 Unknown config option "ffmpeg_deinterlace"
 Unknown config option "movie_filename"
 Unknown config option "timelapse_filename"
 Unknown config option "sql_log_image"
 Unknown config option "sql_log_snapshot"
 Unknown config option "sql_log_mpeg"
 Unknown config option "sql_log_timelapse"
 Unknown config option "sql_query"
 Thread 1 is from /usr/local/etc/motion.conf
 Thread started
 httpd bind(): Cannot assign requested address
 bind(): Cannot assign requested address
 Problem enabling stream server: Cannot assign requested address
 Started stream webcam server in port 8081
 netcam camera handler: finish set, exiting
 Thread exiting
 Motion terminating
| Motion version:
| ffmpeg version:
| Server OS:
|| rhel3 ES 2.4.21-4.EL
- 03 Jul 2007
The above syntax looks wrong.
The ; means comment. And there is not netcam_url in front of the url.
You can attach your motion.conf to this topic and let us look what is wrong.
If you start Motion with -n then you get better error feedback (no daemon mode)
- 03 Jul 2007
As Kenneth already told you the syntax is wrong , take a look to this :
Moreover your motion.conf is quite "weird" :
1-. netcam_url is not set ( you must
remove ; to enable it )
2-. set motion in no daemon mode
3-. change control_port to any port not used
4-. change webcam_port value to any port not used
Good luck !
Please recheck the guide http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/MotionGuide
all your question are well explained there
- 04 Jul 2007
Please post your comments following the logical order , not changing all the time your question.
You didn't post your update motion log either set daemon off .... and you didn't follow the advice about your camera
- 04 Jul 2007