[linux-dvb] Watching/saving encrypted channels

Peter Zubaj pzad at pobox.sk
Mon Feb 28 20:32:23 CET 2005


I heard, that this is possible. I think, this is wrong place to search 
for such informations.

Peter Zubaj

Kimmo Mustonen wrote:

> Hello!
> I'm trying to watch encrypted channels. Unfortunately I only have a 
> budget card without a CI. Is it possible to use a smart card reader 
> and Hauppauge WinTV Nova-T DVB-T PCI card to see encrypted channels, 
> using any software decoder that interacts with the smart card? Even 
> saving the encrypted stream and then later decrypting it using the 
> software accessing the smart card would be acceptable.
> If this is not possible, what kind of a system is required? If 
> possible, I'd prefer to use Hauppauge cards so that I wouldn't need to 
> fight with different cards and drivers. What I've heard they are using 
> Conax encryption in Finland.
> I'm currently using kernel 2.4.29 with linuxtv-dvb-1.1.1 drivers.

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