Motion - Support Question 2011x 12x 08x 074321

foscam fi8918w libjpeg decompression failure


Hello, Im attempting to use a foscam fi8918w camera with motion and I keep getting a libjpeg decompression failure error message. Under working devices in this wiki I found this:

Tested on FI8905W? and FI8918W? purchased Mar 2011 netcam_url http://CAMERA_IP/videostream.cgi?user=admin?pwd=password netcam_http keep_alive

but I still get the same error. Ive also tried these (among others):

netcam_url returns only ONE single image. For Motion to get a video stream you should point the netcam_url to or or or

Could anyone who has gotten one of these to work kindly post your motion.conf file?

[0] Processing thread 0 - config file /etc/motion/motion.conf
[0] Unknown config option "minimum_gap"
[0] Motion 3.2.12 Started
[0] Thread 1 is from /etc/motion/motion.conf
[1] Thread 1 started
[1] libjpeg decompression failure on first frame - giving up!
[1] Could not fetch initial image from camera
[1] Motion continues using width and height from config file(s)
[1] Resizing pre_capture buffer to 1 items
[1] Retrying until successful connection with camera
[1] libjpeg decompression failure on first frame - giving up!


Motion version: 3.2.12
ffmpeg version:  
Libraries: ffmpeg, mysql, postgresql
Server OS: mint 11
-- CoryD - 08 Dec 2011

Follow Up

Please try with motion svn trunk or git version.


-- AngelCarpintero - 08 Dec 2011


Topic revision: r2 - 08 Dec 2011, AngelCarpintero
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