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by maya
Mon Dec 28, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 373413

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

Thanks @lowflyer. I'll update if I find a solution to this issue.
by maya
Sat Dec 26, 2015 4:48 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 373413

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

Hi experts, I am having a problem with the avi files which are being recorded. I think the frames are being skipped and consequently the video files are practically ineffective. I am attaching a sample file. I would be grateful if the experts can give me a clue to the problem. I currently have a fra...
by maya
Sun Dec 20, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 373413

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

@lowflyer, I just wanted to inform you that the solution you suggested worked. I am able to get the pictures and movie files when motion is detected.
Thanks again.
Maya :D
by maya
Sat Dec 19, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 373413

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

@lowflyer, thanks again for the quick response. I'll let you know if I am able to get the s/w to work.
Thanks again.
Maya
by maya
Sat Dec 19, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 373413

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

@lowflyer, thank you for the quick response. I was able to get motion working .. hoorayy!! huge thanks to you .. I am using a Raspberry Pi2 with the pi camera. However, I am not able to get the camera to take any pictures or video. The camera light blinks when motion is running and I can use the cam...
by maya
Sat Dec 19, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 373413

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

@lowflyer I downloaded the binary from https://www.dropbox.com/s/xdfcxm5hu71s97d/motion-mmal.tar.gz I think it's the dozencrows version. I did look at your git files but I don't know how to compile the source code into a binary. I used the following commands for installing the original version mmal ...
by maya
Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 373413

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

I am trying to install this on a raspberry pi (B, B+, or 2 B) so I can use the native camera, but I have run into an issue where motion depends on libavformat53 (I see at least one other person has run into this, but no solution that I see so far). However, in the current stable Raspbian (based on ...
by maya
Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:40 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 373413

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

I am trying to get motion to work on my Raspberry Pi. I am getting the following error. Please help!!

[email protected]:~/mmal $ ./motion-mmal -n -c motion-mmalcam.conf

./motion-mmal: error while loading shared libraries: libavformat.so.53: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

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