[linux-dvb] CA/CI implementation

Julian Scheel julian at jusst.de
Sat Oct 8 17:24:02 CEST 2005


Am Samstag, 8. Oktober 2005 17:11 schrieben Sie:
> Julian Scheel <julian at jusst.de> writes:
> > I am just looking into the CA implementation of linuxtv.
> > I allready did a well-working DVB-S-viewer with the linuxtv API. Now I'd
> > like to add CA-support to it.
> > Looking at the docs (http://linuxtv.org/docs/dvbapi/DVB_CA_Device.html)
> > The structure of the CA device is almost clear to me, but I can't find
> > any information about what has to be send to the CA to actually make it
> > decrypting something.
> > Is there some more information I missed out? - Or maybe some sample-code?
>
> In fact, through this API, you must send and receive messages
> compliant with the EN50221 standard.
>
> See this page for more info:
>   http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/CI
>
> So far, vdr is the only linux application I know that implements the 3
> layers of this standard.
>
> Cheers

Thanks, I'll look through that.
Regarding apps implementing it: What about mythTV? - At least it has somem 
CI-support.

Cheers,
Julian



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