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motion snapshot_interval 10 - need timelapse photos

Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:43 am
by stefek99
Why snapshot_interval is taking photos so frequently?

[1] File of type 1 saved to: /tmp/motion/01-20121022001050-00.jpg
[1] File of type 1 saved to: /tmp/motion/01-20121022001050-01.jpg
[1] File of type 1 saved to: /tmp/motion/01-20121022001051-00.jpg
[1] File of type 1 saved to: /tmp/motion/01-20121022001051-01.jpg
See full console output: http://pastie.org/5095810

Any ideas why motion does not work as expected?

http://linux.die.net/man/1/motion
snapshot_interval integer
Values: 0 - 2147483647 / Default: 0 (disabled)
Make automated snapshots every 'snapshot_interval' seconds.

Re: motion snapshot_interval 10 - need timelapse photos

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:07 am
by tabbycat
If I'm not mistaken, these are not snapshot photos, but motion-detected pictures. Snapshots are saved into *-snapshot.jpg files.