[CentOS] webcam program for continuous recording.

Sun Sep 28 22:40:39 UTC 2014
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 9/27/2014 7:35 PM, g wrote:
> the 2 webcam programs that i have installed from repos are 'camorama'
> and 'cheese'.
> both work well for single photos, but i can not get 'cheese' to make
> smooth, continuous video recording. what is recorded is a jerky
> motion for a few seconds, pause, short record, pause, repeatedly.
> sometimes, nothing is recorded. 

are you sure the camera is plugged into a USB 2.0 port?  if its in a USB 
1.x only port, it won't have adequate bandwidth for video recording.

john r pierce                                      37N 122W
somewhere on the middle of the left coast