[linux-dvb] budget-ci: cannot upgrade SCM CAM firmware
domi.dumont at free.fr
Sun Feb 5 10:28:38 CET 2006
I have a SCM Viaccess CAM with a Nova-CI S card.
I need to upgrade the firmware of the card using SCM's procedure .
This procedure boils down to:
- tune to Italiasat (don't let you children run around you during this
procedure ;-) )
- hot plug the CAM
- wait for CAM messages confirming the firmware download.
With budget-ci, nothing special happens and the CAM is initialized as
usual. Pierre Juhen reported that firmware upgrade works with a
I've looked at the dvb-core and budget-ci code. If I understood
correctly, a reset is sent to the CAM at module initialization time
*and* when a CAM is inserted. In the last case, a reset is unnecessary
as the CAM was powered off before insertion.
I believe that sending a reset to the CAM will prevent the firmware
upgrade. So budget-ci (and may be dvb-core) must be modified so as not
to send a reset to the CAM when this one is inserted.
Can someone help me to modify budget-ci ?
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