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

norbert linux-dvb at freakpixel.de
Fri Apr 21 15:55:46 CEST 2006

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.

> > 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. 

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


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