[SATLUG] Bluecherry

Don Davis dondavis at reglue.org
Wed Oct 24 19:36:47 CDT 2012

I'd seen a slax live distro that supported ZM. This may be similar:

Having used ZM years ago, I was a little surprised at how little seems
to have happened with it. On the occasions I've tried to install ZM with
the .deb, it did not work. Note this is with Debian - I don't know about
Ubuntu. The .config, make, and make install usually went without much of
a hitch. Also, people must be having luck with the .deb or it wouldn't
still be in the repository. ?

On 10/24/2012 07:26 PM, Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> We are currently using a DiBos system, believe it or not the
> use embedded winXP and of course it needs to restarted at least twice a
> week, has a clunky interface and is a general piece of grade A crap.  That
> said I have a Core2 Duo with 8 gigs of ram and 2 tera in a raid10/lvm
> configuration.  I have 16 cameras but would like to add more so I was
> looking at the the PV155 or the pv981.  I don't have a lot of time to get
> it built so I was considering going with the Bluecherry software suite or
> with Zonemider via .deb.
> Todd
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Don Davis <dondavis at reglue.org> wrote:
>> Bluecherry looks pretty reliable. Most BT787 cards (and others) should
>> work with most kernels with no problems.
>> I had worked through setting up a few boxes with ZM using the source not
>> .deb. I didn't remember any problems, but recently after a couple years
>> of not doing anything with it I was going to set a box up for a friend
>> and just didn't have time. [Note - I'm _very_ short on time.] I suspect
>> if you have a day or a weekend it should be no problem.
>> I have an LML card that's high quality, that I'm not using. Also I have
>> another card. I have 1 really nice camera (infrared) & 1 $100 infrared &
>> 1 other that I'm not using if you'd like to make an offer off list. I
>> actually have an entire rig for ZM that I just never sold. Processor is
>> nothing fancy but the MB is ASUS industry quality I believe.
>> On 10/24/2012 02:45 PM, Todd W. Bucy wrote:
>>> I am getting ready to build a new camera/DVR server at work and was
>>> wondering if anyone had any experience with the hardware and software
>> from
>>> Bluecherry (http://store.bluecherry.net/).  I am most likely going to
>> do a
>>> Zoneminder setup but I am considering spending the money for the
>> Bluecherry
>>> software if its worth it. Does anybody have nay experience with this
>>> hardware or software suite?
>>> thanks
>>> Todd
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