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Old 04-01-2019, 09:36 AM   #1
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Zoneminder camera not working


Hello, I am running Zoneminder 1.30.4 on Debian 9.8 stable 64-bit GNOME. It used to work fine, but now it doesn't anymore. I am getting this: 'zmc -d /dev/video0' exited abnormally, exit status 255
It's a USB camera I'm using(/dev/video0). I changed one of the file paths from /tmp/zm to /dev/shm(PATH_SWAP), but that didn't help either.
 
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Since zoneminder was working, the first question would be were any changes made just prior to observing this problem and if so, what were they?

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I changed one of the file paths from /tmp/zm to /dev/shm(PATH_SWAP), but that didn't help either.
This was "after" you got the problem, correct? Which path specifically and why did you choose that one? Could you give more details on what 'doesn't work anymore' means. How and when in the process do you see that error?
 
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Since zoneminder was working, the first question would be were any changes made just prior to observing this problem and if so, what were they?



This was "after" you got the problem, correct? Which path specifically and why did you choose that one? Could you give more details on what 'doesn't work anymore' means. How and when in the process do you see that error?
The only change was the USB port. I changed from my USB hub to directly inside one of the laptop's USB ports. Correct, this was after I got the problem. PATH_SWAP is the path I changed from /tmp/zm to /dev/shm. What I get is several errors, described more in detail here: https://forums.zoneminder.com/viewto...p?f=36&t=28193
p.s. Update: https://imgur.com/a/365VAiV

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Old 04-05-2019, 06:01 PM   #4
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i have some IP cams connected via wifi to an extra router i have laying around the house, as a LAN only wifi security cam system (to keep it separate from the wifi connected to the internet) and i just use a browser extension to monitor all for of them, the browser extension is MyIPCam and is available in both Chromium and Firefox

[edit] the full version is only 3.50 USD and is worth it
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i have some IP cams connected via wifi to an extra router i have laying around the house, as a LAN only wifi security cam system (to keep it separate from the wifi connected to the internet) and i just use a browser extension to monitor all for of them, the browser extension is MyIPCam and is available in both Chromium and Firefox

[edit] the full version is only 3.50 USD and is worth it
Hi, does it also work with USB cameras? I want to use it offline with a USB camera.
 
  


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