[arch-general] Motion

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Sun Jan 9 09:25:52 EST 2011

On Sun, 2011-01-09 at 14:35 +0100, Andrea Crotti wrote:
> I'm trying to setup motion 
> http://www.lavrsen.dk/foswiki/bin/view/Motion/WebHome
> at the moment since I didn't find anything interesting natively on OSX I
> was trying to configure inside the virtual machine.
> (this is the kernel Linux test 2.6.36-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Nov 24
> 00:39:57 CET 2010 x86_64)
> With vmware fusion I can easily assign the isight camera to the virtual
> machine and in fact it works...
> The problem is that for example I think the rc.d script doesn't work,
> because when I do
> /etc/rc.d/motion stop
> it doesn't kill it, and it stays there until I do killall -9 motion.
Then there might be a bug in the rc.d script, did you check out what it

> I also wanted to understand how to record audio also and merge it to the
> video generated but still no luck, if anyone did I would be grateful...
Any video editor could do this i bet, google can help you with that ;)

Jelle van der Waa

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