[linux-dvb] Technotrend S-1500 with CI: common interface is not detected
P. van Gaans
w3ird_n3rd at gmx.net
Wed Aug 29 02:32:05 CEST 2007
On 04/06/2007 09:09 PM, Will Tatam wrote:
> I had similar issues with this board until i used the current
> development tree of linux-dvb rather than a stock kernel. I could then
> get apps like Myth to see I had a cam, but I never worked out know to
> setup my dragon cam properly to work with my legal viewing card
> Will Tatam
> P. van Gaans wrote:
>> I'll try to keep it short. I've got a TT S-1500 and the CAM can not be
>> seen in /dev/dvb/adapter. It doesn't work either, no encrypted channel
>> lights up. FTA channels do. However, on my KNC1 DVB-C with Cineview,
>> there is a "ca0" in /dev/dvb/adapter and in Kaffeine I can watch
>> encrypted channels. In dmesg I see info for the KNC1 card when
>> ejecting/inserting CAMs, not a single line with info about the CI on the
>> I don't see in what other way I could possibly connect the TT budget CI
>> to the card (the hardware). The CAM is not upside-down. The CAM was
>> tested in another receiver and works. I have the latest v4l-dvb drivers.
>> Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy.
>> Any help is appreciated.
>> linux-dvb mailing list
>> linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
Late reply, but I figured it out. The cable is OK. The v4l-dvb code is
OK. The CI daughterboard is OK. I replaced the S-1500 card itself with a
spankin' new S-1500 and the problems were gone.
So my first Technotrend S-1500 is broken, at least it's CI-connector.
I felt I should post the solution now that I solved it. And by the way,
made a big update to the CAM tests at
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