Zoneminder and multichannel cards

Achilleas Mantzios achill at
Thu Oct 4 08:31:12 PDT 2007

I have successfully (and painfully!) managed to get correct quality video out 
of ZoneMinder zoneminder-1.22.3, on 6.2-RELEASE-p4 with the LMLBT4M card.
(card info on

However i cant instantiate a second instance of the video capture daemon of 
zoneminder (zmc), because of a "/dev/bktr0: Device busy" error.

Is it possible to open /dev/bktr0 from two programms at the same time?
Achilleas Mantzios

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