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by cadere
Sun Mar 20, 2011 3:48 am
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: Detecting RED status on cameras
Replies: 6
Views: 1638

Re: Detecting RED status on cameras

Yeah that was confusing to me as well. There doesn't seem to be a separate error message that means "failure now the source color is red" The different colors seem to indicate only whether the daemon is running or not. So many things can cause the daemon to crashor exit normally. And to further comp...
by cadere
Sun Mar 20, 2011 3:20 am
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: How do I increase the ring buffer size?
Replies: 2
Views: 2620

Re: How do I increase the ring buffer size?

Somehow in all my searching I never saw anything that directly equated "ring buffer" with "image buffer" . Ironically somehow I was under the impression that I was supposed to decrease the image buffer for better performance while increasing the ring buffer. As well as when I searched the wiki for r...
by cadere
Sat Mar 19, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: Detecting RED status on cameras
Replies: 6
Views: 1638

Re: Detecting RED status on cameras

Red means that the zmc daemon(capture) has crashed or has been turned off. orange means that zmc is running but zma (analysis) daemon has crashed or been turned off. I was having issues with them crashing and found some clues in /var/log/messages. Look at your events for that camera see when it stop...
by cadere
Sat Mar 19, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: How do I increase the ring buffer size?
Replies: 2
Views: 2620

How do I increase the ring buffer size?

I'm running three cameras on a low end system and it is taking a lot of tweaking to get reliable motion capture. I was getting many "buffer overrun slow down capture, speed up analysis, or increase ring buffer size" in my var/log/messages which often crashed the daemon for the camera. I've adjusted ...