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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 2867 11 Sep 2016 - 14:57
MarcoBernardi
mask image ignored or wrong setup? WolframFischer 2890 21 Aug 2016 - 15:09
WolframFischer
Unable to run python script on_motion* etc... Main.turboy 2947 23 Jun 2016 - 14:22
SimoneRiccardi
Unknown config option for Database options WikiGuest 2983 18 May 2016 - 19:06
VictorO
Problem installing motion WikiGuest 3074 17 Feb 2016 - 16:45
NicoBoileau
Libavformat53 error, not found WikiGuest 3080 12 Feb 2016 - 00:35
RovilsonFMartins
Can't compile with V4L2 Allan Bogh 3107 17 Jan 2016 - 10:48
AllanBogh
Skip corrupted jpeg frame MaurizioA 3133 20 Dec 2015 - 16:18
MaurizioA
Recording timelapse video no longer working StefanBruda 4027 22 Nov 2015 - 18:49
MrDave
Still detecting motion even with "output_normal off" HenkVanHeuveln 3179 22 Nov 2015 - 17:38
MrDave
Captured images are broken if their size is more than 1MB KonstantinSokolov 3190 24 Oct 2015 - 20:38
KonstantinSokolov
logrotate crash HarlanDaneker 3191 23 Oct 2015 - 20:01
HarlanDaneker
segfault in pthread_getspecific() on musl based system WikiGuest 3214 30 Sep 2015 - 20:42
DaveFlogeras
Motion does not work with Chrome DavidRadin 3915 19 Aug 2015 - 17:16
MiKn
event_on_start not working StephenCook 3276 30 Jul 2015 - 23:51
StephenCook
Threads dying randomly, just like BugReport2006x04x07x164654 HolgerJakobs 3411 17 Mar 2015 - 18:23
HolgerJakobs
Memory usage of motion is extremly high if Netcam is in use - Raspberry Pi 512MB WikiGuest 3508 10 Dec 2014 - 21:34
ChristopherStein
Fix for mem leak in read_rtsp_image() ChristopheGRENIER 3509 10 Dec 2014 - 10:31
ChristopheGRENIER
height (1080) is not modulo 16 3.2.12: with 1920 x 1080 GeneC 3514 05 Dec 2014 - 23:36
GeneC
Libjpeg Crash during conversion (YUV420 to JPEG) GiovanniLicata 3607 10 Nov 2014 - 15:41
GiovanniLicata
Multiple Vulnerabilities RvH 4152 10 Oct 2014 - 19:19
MrDave
* Error in `motion': free(): invalid size: 0x00007f960000dc60 * QwazwsxQwazwsx 3588 10 Oct 2014 - 19:00
MrDave
I have problem "netcam_output_message: Invalid SOS parameters for sequential JPEG" WikiGuest 3597 12 Sep 2014 - 12:09
AndrianAndrian
Killing motion makes webcam light stuck to on and device becomes unusable DanielSohn 3657 15 Jul 2014 - 03:38
DanielSohn
Higher 'gap' values in motion.conf break the framerate of the first event movie SimonLemarchand 3726 06 May 2014 - 17:20
SimonLemarchand
Several Instances of Memory leaks NicoleBruck 3732 01 May 2014 - 00:32
NicoleBruck
Recorded Video doesn't play JackYellow 3732 01 May 2014 - 00:20
JackYellow44
Compilation fails at video2.c on Raspberry Pi MartinGogo 3737 26 Apr 2014 - 09:25
MartinGogo
Motion with 2 cameras, only one works bomberb17 3753 09 Apr 2014 - 19:43
PanosXatzi
error: ‘VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P’ undeclared Main.Drootnar 3802 20 Feb 2014 - 09:29
DrootnarDrootnar
(PATCH) Handling of bad MJPEG/JPEG data JonGuess 4320 17 Feb 2014 - 06:36
KeithWillis
netcam with host and port does'nt works with proxy GVautier 3810 11 Feb 2014 - 15:02
GillesVautier
Ignore bad frames OERNiiB 3825 28 Jan 2014 - 08:50
OERNiiB
CPU load is not effected if motion detection is paused MaartenOll 3936 08 Oct 2013 - 13:45
MaartenOll
setting minimum_motion_frame to 1 stops image output until restart WilliamPhelps 3946 28 Sep 2013 - 18:24
WilliamPhelps
Mpeg4 video format doesn't work for HTML5 video PedroCorteReal 3994 11 Aug 2013 - 16:29
PedroCorteReal
Error with Threads LuanCasagrande 4003 02 Aug 2013 - 22:32
LuanCasagrande
"Motion thread 1 restart" when running as service JohnMiller 4015 21 Jul 2013 - 17:59
JohnMiller
No rollover if target file size is limited KlausMueller 4039 27 Jun 2013 - 20:20
KlausMueller
"compatible palette" error until fswebcam runs before Motion EricRead 4056 10 Jun 2013 - 18:45
EricRead
Autofocus cameras garbage MustaiMustai 4062 05 Jun 2013 - 03:33
MustaiMustai
mjpg-streaming broken with motion 3.2.12 WikiGuest 4091 07 May 2013 - 11:03
TomHinkle
Motion can't start X Display Applications ("on_event_start") in Daemon mode Main.Yusuf 4128 31 Mar 2013 - 06:51
YusufGungor
Unable to find a compatible palette format. PawelGrzes 4138 20 Mar 2013 - 14:38
PawelGrzes
vloopback_motion.c compile fails NormDePlume 4382 12 Mar 2013 - 16:12
RkaneKnight
8bit Greyscale support missing for uvcvideo device CavaC 4171 15 Feb 2013 - 19:57
CavaC
Errors at make (git version) IboS 4182 05 Feb 2013 - 02:47
IboS
Motion dies after going into daemon mode DazzConway 4200 29 Jan 2013 - 22:09
DazzConway
With two web cams conencted the pictures are mixed together in recordings IainMcFarlane 4773 25 Jan 2013 - 01:43
DazzConway
FLV generated movie files play too fast WikiGuest 4222 27 Dec 2012 - 05:16
OlegRakh
Dual webcam problem on Raspberry Pi WikiGuest 4236 12 Dec 2012 - 16:45
EnricoS
Segmentation fault with iViewHD net camera RzTen1 4257 21 Nov 2012 - 23:05
RzTen1
movie_filename unknown if no ffmpeg YoupMol 4274 05 Nov 2012 - 06:55
YoupMol
Filenames vs displaytime YoupMol 4276 03 Nov 2012 - 09:08
YoupMol
Make fails on file vloopback_motion.c SteveGee 4281 28 Oct 2012 - 21:04
SteveGee
recording fps rate : notice and fix (motion-3.2.12-trunk.r557) BernieK 4289 20 Oct 2012 - 17:17
BernieK
internet conflict with motion. WikiGuest 4293 16 Oct 2012 - 21:07
EdwinKribbs
Cannot compile any version. AndAnd 4331 08 Sep 2012 - 21:04
AndAnd
aera_detect not working at all BeBlochl 4388 19 Aug 2012 - 19:57
BeBlochl
Recent update of ports on FreeBSD = no more working motion WikiGuest 4375 27 Jul 2012 - 02:43
TisugolTisugol
Two USB cams on reporting to same Motion WikiGuest 4892 04 Mar 2012 - 19:29
GillesLatulipe
zero-copy mode of vloopback module on Linux kernel >2.6.32 RaulFajardo 4827 02 May 2011 - 09:09
RaulFajardo
Motion stops recording (but keeps running) WikiGuest 4921 28 Jan 2011 - 08:05
KetilMalde
Motion will crash when attempting to add a thread via the HTTP API. WikiGuest 4952 27 Dec 2010 - 18:26
KyleHotchkiss
motion ignores framerate and minimum_frame_time settings in Debian WikiGuest 4997 13 Nov 2010 - 05:10
JuanAnguloMoreno
Problem with "grey" video from motion AndreyChayka 5040 01 Oct 2010 - 11:08
AndreyChayka
/dev/cxm0 DarrenJohnston 5126 06 Jul 2010 - 23:55
DarrenJohnston
Auto brightness oscillates wildly RobertHancock 5564 25 Apr 2009 - 02:25
RobertHancock
on_camera_lost not triggered if video_pipe doesn't work for any reason. RomanGaufman 5601 03 Apr 2009 - 14:43
RomanGaufman
Motion failed to close motion-stream listen socket after a month of running RomanGaufman 5588 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 4774 05 Sep 2012 - 23:21
LuisFernandoMita
AngelCarpintero
Video loopback broken with kernels 2.6.38 and above WikiGuest 4754 29 Oct 2011 - 02:36
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
netcam_next called with non data in buffer NicolaM 5614 04 Jan 2010 - 03:17
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
on_area_detected, events, gap WikiGuest 5591 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 3637 26 Oct 2014 - 22:46
MikeHoward
 
trunkREV557: motion does not insert data to a postgresql db. KarolisE 4236 13 Dec 2012 - 12:41
KarolisE
 
Gentoo emerge motion fails, video2.c undeclared JoeKane 4397 07 Jul 2012 - 18:31
AngelCarpintero
 
motion.c:585:26: error: ‘VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P’ undeclared (first use in this function) IgorKuznetsov 4419 14 Jun 2012 - 15:20
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
Connexion to non-streaming netcam lost after some time F00tyNyupi 5108 28 Jul 2010 - 19:27
F00tyNyupi
 
Unclear explanantion in configuration file for stream_quality RichardB 5283 21 Mar 2010 - 18:35
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
V4L2 fourcc GRBG not supported IsaacRichter 5376 24 Nov 2009 - 12:20
AngelCarpintero
AngelCarpintero
New spec and init script for Fedora/RedHat systems StevenM 5591 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 6422 30 Jun 2016 - 00:12
PhilipWalden
Colors not coming out correctly when using webcam with JPEG palette WikiGuest 4716 05 Sep 2012 - 03:54
GatorY
svn/git version don't compile with mysql support under ubuntu 12.04 DannyDeKeuleneire 4390 18 Jul 2012 - 09:00
DannyDeKeuleneire
support for new major ffmpeg release EmmettBrown 4419 18 Jul 2012 - 06:30
AngelCarpintero
Segfault on 16:9 resolution MichaelKirkland 4509 02 Jun 2012 - 04:40
AngelCarpintero
cppcheck FolkertvanHeusden 4431 02 Jun 2012 - 01:56
AngelCarpintero
motion will not compile with ffmpeg EdwinKribbs 4981 29 Oct 2011 - 01:56
AngelCarpintero
motion.c:585:26: error: 'VIDEO_PALETTE_YUV420P' undeclared (first use in this function) WikiGuest 4680 22 Oct 2011 - 17:06
AngelCarpintero
Crash when write mpeg4, swf and etc WikiGuest 4671 22 Oct 2011 - 17:04
AngelCarpintero
Motion will not build with newer kernel headers IgorNovgorodov 4853 10 May 2011 - 06:21
AngelCarpintero
image scrambled, videosyncs inside active picture? RubenD 4891 27 Feb 2011 - 18:56
RubenD
Segmentation fault WikiGuest 5221 10 Feb 2011 - 02:05
AngelCarpintero
Events leave zombies on OpenBSD MotionMark 5196 02 May 2010 - 15:45
AngelCarpintero
Locked pixels FlorinAnton 5485 11 Feb 2010 - 19:06
FlorinAnton
Mac OS X ffmpeg patch/configure error & Motion pthread support error NicholasSund 5689 05 Feb 2010 - 21:14
AngelCarpintero
./configure without ffmpeg WikiGuest 5308 07 Jan 2010 - 10:56
AngelCarpintero
False recordings of gabage TheOtherBug 5474 24 Jul 2009 - 10:50
TheOtherBug
segfault in libc-2.6.1.so WikiGuest 5483 18 Jul 2009 - 00:41
AngelCarpintero
Segmentation fault JeanBono 5509 16 Jul 2009 - 18:57
AngelCarpintero
Motion control 'quit" action does not work. BruceDurham 5735 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 5787 15 Sep 2008 - 18:56
DagErlandsson
Logitech Quickcam Messenger : image much too bright TWikiGuest 5849 15 Jul 2008 - 17:31
AngelCarpintero
Need to set norm to NTSC in xawtv for threads beyond 0 WillBuddenberg 6078 15 Jun 2008 - 23:54
AngelCarpintero
Crash on reconect webcam TrebolA 5895 02 Jun 2008 - 16:04
AngelCarpintero
Motion hangs if webcam is removed PekkaVuorela 5906 22 May 2008 - 20:48
PekkaVuorela
post_capture seems to stop on max_mpeg_time :( TWikiGuest 5941 22 May 2008 - 01:13
AngelCarpintero
Stop answering. DanielHolm 5995 20 Feb 2008 - 19:27
DanielHolm
Motion for MACOSX 10.4 (ppc) TWikiGuest 6014 31 Jan 2008 - 09:45
AngelCarpintero
motion 3.2.8 on fox board Luca 6177 08 Jan 2008 - 16:24
AngelCarpintero
multiple definition of `file_protocol' GerbenRoest 6077 02 Dec 2007 - 20:54
AngelCarpintero
compile error with ffmpeg + solution NickKnatterton 6168 31 Aug 2007 - 21:23
AngelCarpintero
motion dies in webcam.c:webcam_add_write:233 Uwe Klein 6381 31 Jan 2007 - 16:19
UweKlein
motion in free(): error: modified (chunk-) pointer. Occurs when I use features ffmpeg on FreeBSD. RafisKhayrullin 6422 08 Jan 2007 - 20:39
AngelCarpintero
Problem with webcam, based on the sn9c102 chip GennadySolovyenko 6469 05 Nov 2006 - 11:52
AngelCarpintero
Links between Camorama and Motion ? AndrewKraknovic 6534 06 Sep 2006 - 00:28
AngelCarpintero
Image is always black TWikiGuest 6589 17 Jul 2006 - 15:19
KonradRiedel
Webcam interface crashes after 24-48 hours. TWikiGuest 6813 22 May 2006 - 18:31
PeterS
Session timeout on netcam MarcBalcells 6639 16 May 2006 - 21:54
AngelCarpintero
disk full TWikiGuest 6720 28 Feb 2006 - 23:29
AngelCarpintero
webcam_localhost behaviour DickMiddleton 6715 28 Feb 2006 - 23:08
AngelCarpintero
segfault after start with WCS2003(same as wvc54g from Linksys) netcam and motion-3.2.2 Mirko Taschenberger 6912 16 Aug 2005 - 22:04
KennethLavrsen
on round robin * glibc detected * free(): invalid pointer: 0xb4658008 * RobertoSpadim 7011 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
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
crash_fixes.patchpatch crash_fixes.patch manage 31 K 23 Aug 2015 - 00:11 UnknownUser git change log set of crash fixes
Topic revision: r27 - 13 Nov 2016, MrDave
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