I have installed motion on a Debian sid machine, and am unable to save to
video files. When I have "ffmpeg_video_codec" set to either mpeg4 or
msmpeg4, I get errors:
$ motion -n -d 9 -c /home/ric/.motion.conf
 Processing thread 0 - config file /home/ric/.motion.conf
 Thread is from /home/ric/.motion.conf
 Thread started
 Started stream webcam server in port 8000
 Codec not found: Success
I have motion version 3.2.3-2.1+b3 and ffmpeg version 3:20070823-0.0.
My config file has the following:
I believe it works if I have it save info as jpgs, but I do not know of an
easy way to view all of separate events that generate the various jpgs, so i
wanted to have video files recorded. Any suggestions would be appreciated.