From: Jim Ford <jaford@wa...> - 2011-05-01 14:38:29
First a 'thank you' to Kenneth Lavrsen for making Motion available. I
first used it successfully several years ago on a bird box camera, and
have now picked it up again for a security system.
I can open a web browser and control motion from it with no problems,
but if I try to use 'cron' I run into trouble.
A crontab entry such as (from the guide):
0 9 * * * root /usr/bin/lwp-request
http://localhost:8080/0/detection/start > dev/null
fails with an entry in syslog:
(CRON) Error (grandchild #22101 failed with exit status 127)
If I try running from the command line:
500 Can't connect to localhost:8080 (connect: Connection refused)
in the syslog file.
I've tried giving -C user:password options to lwp-request, but it makes
I'd be grateful for any guidance on this, please.
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