[linux-dvb] Re: knc-1 CAM problems

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Fri Apr 21 16:26:32 CEST 2006


On Friday 21 April 2006 14:55, norbert wrote:
> Am Freitag, 21. April 2006 15:36 schrieb Andrew de Quincey:
> > On Friday 21 April 2006 14:24, norbert wrote:
> > > hello,
> > >
> > > I tested your latest 'budget-av-cam-1.patch', but now I can't talk to
> > > the CAM. Using your  'budget-av-tda10021.patch' patch worked for me in
> > > this way, that I got data out of the dvr device, with the cam plugged
> > > in on unscrambled channels and I could talk to the CAM.
> >
> > Right, sorry about that - new patch attached to my other mail - can you
> > let me know if it helps?
>
> Sorry to say, but the new patch also doesn't work for me. Now there is
> continues output of 'budget-av: cam inserted' and i can't communicate with
> the CAM.

Sorry about that - I missed a bit. Attached should fix it

> > > Some other problem is, that I can't decrypt encrypted channels, neither
> > > ca_zap nor vdr work. I also have problems decrypting channels under
> > > windows, which means there could be a problem with the alphacrypt cam
> > > or SmartCard.
> >
> > Argh that is very hard to track down that sort of problem - the cams
> > don't give any feedback :(
>
> I know the SmartCard itself is working in a standalone receiver with a
> builtin cam, so I have to test the CAM anywhere in the next days.

Right, cool.

> Are unencrypted channels routed through the CAM, or only encrypted ones?

All TS data goes through the CAM.
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