[linux-dvb] Help with CAM

Dave Oxley dave at daveoxley.co.uk
Tue Aug 8 09:30:05 CEST 2006


Dave Oxley wrote:
> I have a Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-CI (SAA7146) and an SCM 2.09 Irdeto CAM. 
> Austar is my provider here in Australia and all was working fine. A few 
> weeks ago Austar changed something and everything stopped working. I 
> started getting this from MythTV:
>  72 2006-07-31 03:20:23.153 DVB#1 CA: CAM: Menu Title: IRDETO
>  73 2006-07-31 03:20:23.157 DVB#1 CA: CAM: Menu SubTitle: ffff - INSERT 
> VALID CARD
>  74 2006-07-31 03:20:23.157 DVB#1 CA: CAM: Menu BottomText: Press OK, or 
> EXIT to Quit
>  75 2006-07-31 03:20:23.158 DVB#1 CA: CAM: Cancelling menu
> 
> I found a thread that suggested I needed to update the firmware on my 
> CAM or purchase the newer CAM 
> (http://www.scmmicro.com/dvb/dvb_cam.html#Irdeto1.11). This is the 
> thread: http://www.austech.info/showthread.php?t=136822&page=1&pp=15
> 
> I attempted to upgrade the firmware, but failed to load the drivers for 
> the CAM in the same way as some others in that thread also had problems 
> and so I decided to purchase the newer CAM. I received the new CAM, but 
> unfortunately it didn't all spring into life as I'd hoped.
> 
> It looks fine in dmesg:
> tda1004x: found firmware revision 2c -- ok
> dvb_ca adapter 1: DVB CAM detected and initialised successfully
> 
> Running cam_set from libdvb gives this with the new CAM:
> ./cam_set -a 1
> Found 1CAM(s)
> Using /dev/dvb/adapter1/ca0
> Found 0 slots
> No working CAM found within 30 seconds.
> 
> unless I make a connection using cam_test within the 30 seconds:
> ./cam_set -a 1
> Found 1CAM(s)
> Using /dev/dvb/adapter1/ca0
> Found 0 slots
> New connection established.
> CI HANDLER: connection established
> CI HANDLER: 0x3f3 0x457 0x458 0x0 0xffff 0x6 | 0x9 0x4 0x9 0xb 0xf3 0x97 ok
> SysID 90b
> CI HANDLER: 0x3f3 0x457 0x458 0x0 0xffff 0x6 | 0x9 0x4 0x6 0x24 0xf3 
> 0xc9 ok
> SysID 624
> CI HANDLER: 0x3f3 0x457 0x458 0x0 0xffff 0x6 | 0x9 0x4 0x6 0x4 0xf3 0xc9 ok
> SysID 604
> state: CAM
> CI HANDLER: client hung up
> 
> The old CAM gives this output and doesn't exit after 30 seconds without 
> the need to make a connection using cam_test:
> Found 1CAM(s)
> Using /dev/dvb/adapter1/ca0
> Found 0 slots
> CAM: Irdeto Access   , 01, 06FF, 06FF
> 
> I have no idea where to go from here. Could someone please point me in 
> the right direction? Or is this DVB-S card incompatible with this CAM?
> 
> Cheers,
> Dave.
> 

Is there no one that can help me with this problem? Is there any 
additional information I can provide? Or where can I go from here in 
order to resolve this myself?

Cheers,
Dave.



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