Video surveillance part 2 – installing MotionEye

In my previous post I configured basic video capabilities for web camera connected to OpenWRT router. Today I decided to go further and install more advanced software that would in fact be a surveillance solution. I decided to try with Motion package and MotionEye interface for it.

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Netgear R6220 installing packages to reserved space

Today I was playing around quite a lot with my router. I wanted to put on it MotionEye, but I found one, quite big (or small, depending on how to look at it) problem – although R6220 has 128MB of memory installed, for packages only around 20MB is available. Quick googling explained problem:

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OpenWRT backup and network config corrupted

Today i wanted to try something new on my OpenWRT router… And while meddling with files by accident i corrupted network settings. I was unable to access it neither through LUCI, nor even SSH. I quickly found DHCP must have not been working, but even manually configuring network card did not helped. What to do?

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