Re: Device node for external camera
Thank you. I think this is exactly what I was looking for.
On Thu, 22 Sep 2011 16:44:56 +0000 (UTC)
Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Sep 2011 18:14:18 +0300, Panayiotis Karabassis wrote:
> > I have an external IP camera which serves video at
> > http://192.168.1.20/mjpeg.cgi. Actually I have 5 of them with different
> > IPs, but that's beside the point... :-)
> > I want to use the program "motion" for motion detection. However it
> > requires input from a device node such as /dev/video0.
> > How can I create such a device node so that it corresponds to my IP
> > camera?
> I would first check if yoru device is supported by "motion" and given that
> your are using a network camera, this may help:
> How do I use my Network Camera with motion?
> Motion Guide - Basic Features
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