[linux-dvb] CAM with Budget, Why no decryption?

Christophe Massiot cmassiot at freebox.fr
Tue Mar 29 23:34:53 CEST 2005

On Tue, Mar 29, 2005, Kenneth Aafløy wrote:

> > Hmm, there is probably a less typical thing here: I am streaming the
> > TS streams extracted from the card installed in a server using IP multicast
> > over LAN and  use the VLC player to watch  DVB. This works marvelously 
> > with unencrypted streams. So I think if  I get decrypted TS packets from 
> > the card it should be the same? Is there any prinicpal problem here?
> Well, it would depend on VLS then, since that is what controls the DVB card,
> and AFAIK it does not support CAMs, but I can't confirm that right now as
> viewcvs is apparently down for videolan. Maybe someone else can confirm though?

VLS is discontinued and should not be used. VLC (which can also act as a
server) has support for CAMs in post-0.8.1 svn snapshots. See :


Christophe Massiot.

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