I have the Raspberry camera module, and I try to get the following setup to stream live video to a website:

Html code:

 <video width="640" height="480" controls autoplay>
     <source src="stream.node" type="video/mp4">

Then, I use raspivid to stream to that node:

raspivid -t 999999 -o stream.node -w 640 -h 480 

the stream.node is a named pipe:

$ ls -la
prw-r--r-- 1 pi pi      0 May  2 05:06 stream.node

The problem is, raspivids exits as soon as the browser opens the page with the video tag in it.

I see many solutions using all kinds of extra software, but I reckoned this should work as well. But apparently not. Am I missing something, or on a complete wrong path (if so, why?).

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