cxm0 and motion capture

Mark redtick at
Thu Jun 24 21:21:31 UTC 2010

--- On Thu, 6/24/10, Mr. Darren <darren780 at> wrote:

> From: Mr. Darren <darren780 at>
> Subject: cxm0 and motion capture
> To: freebsd-multimedia at
> Date: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 2:34 PM
> Now that I have cxm0 working 100% and
> can cat /dev/cxm0 >> file.mpg.  I've been having
> a hell of a time trying to get any existing motion detect
> software to read it.  I have tried zoneminder and
> motion.  Any suggestions would be helpful.  I've
> been attempting to get it working since my last e-mail
> here.
>  Darren Johnston

I use ip cameras but I'll try to help.

Post what you have in motion.conf for the device settings. Change these two options and test.

videodevice /dev/cxm0
tunerdevice /dev/cxm0 <-- this needs to be uncommented

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