RYAN vAN GINNEKEN
king at computerking.ca
Tue Oct 14 10:08:53 PDT 2008
That is exactly what i was afraid of had trouble making work with zoneminder live cd and ubuntu. Seen a post about the FreeBSD (my favorite OS) port and thought i would give it a go.
>From the sounds of it not worth do mind me asking how you went about getting it to work? ie different OS/Distro or did you just give up?
PS i have contacted the author of the port we will see what he has to say about things too.
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----- "Willem Jan Withagen" <wjw at digiware.nl> wrote:
> Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 12:49:35AM -0600, RYAN vAN GINNEKEN wrote:
> >> ----- Jeremy Chadwick <koitsu at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> >>> On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 09:20:34PM -0600, RYAN vAN GINNEKEN
> >>>> Trying to install zoneminder port but getting this error
> >>>> Using this version on Freebsd
> >>>> FreeBSD pcbsd 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #42: Thu Sep
> 11 09:07:25 EDT 2008 root at pcbsd:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/PCBSD i386
> >>>> cd . && /bin/sh
> /usr/ports/multimedia/zoneminder/work/ZoneMinder-1.23.3/missing --run
> >>> I have no such port on my system, and the FreeBSD web site
> >>> # cd /usr/ports/multimedia/zoneminder
> >>> /usr/ports/multimedia/zoneminder: No such file or directory.
> >>> # grep -i zoneminder /usr/ports/INDEX-7
> >>> #
> >> You are correct this is not a native FreeBSD port i downloaded this
> port from here
> > Which means you should ask the author of the port on that forum to
> > fix this problem. :-)
> And the author will confirm that several people have tried to port
> some of
> the parts to FreeBSD. With little success.... :(
> My try from memory:
> First of it requires a working Video4linux framework if you want to
> webcams other than with a network interface (eg. the Axis stuff)
> Then once you get to compile everything, tweaking and pulling with all
> auto-tools... I ended up fixing the ac* config-files for my/FBSD
> After which you run into some shared memory stuff that is not really
> compatible. But that is just hacking some of the startup scripts...
> Then find out that the capture scripts put something different in the
> that other tools are reading from it.
> And that's where I gave up, since Things are written using C++ and
> extracted in Perl (or the other way around). And there seems to be an
> alignment problem with binary values.... Looked at it for a while and
> decided that I should start earning some money again.
> So my conclusion here is:
> Not for those faint of hart.
> And with plenty of time to spare.
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