[linux-dvb] Another Twinhan VP20310 problem: me too!: SUCCES!!! sort of...

Christophe Thommeret hftom at free.fr
Tue Jan 10 00:08:21 CET 2006

Le Lundi 09 Janvier 2006 23:51, Bas Neggers a écrit :
> Update:
> as seen before on
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2005-September/004871.html,
> tuning, scanning and viewing of FTA channels now seem to work (using Xine).
> But now the encrypted channels seem to be unavailable, xine does not show
> them (buffering 100% > 0% > game over). We have about 10 FTA on cable here,
> rest is encrypted :(

I don't know if your device driver support CI, but anyway xine won't play 
encrypted channels. The application as to communicate with the cam to enable 
decryption and xine does not implement that feature. VDR does, and maybe 

> I have a CI module (AlphaCrypt 3.05) and Smart Card, they work under
> windows (with Software and drivers from TwinHan only) since I can watch all
> encrypted channels.
> So apparently the CI module isn't working properly in linux, or am I
> missing something? This seemed to be an issue as well in the thread
> mentioned above, is there any progress on that? I'll be happy to send in
> logs of dmesg or /var/log/messages if that helps anyone testing/developing
> the drivers. Perhaps I need to set the verbose level higher? I would need
> some advice on the modprobe parameters I need for that, do not yet have dvb
> guru status ;).
> Today the expertise on this list made me progress quantum leaps as compared
> to what I was able to do by myself with some help of my friend google, so I
> am confident this remaining issue will be tackled one day soon.
> Regards,
> Bas

Christophe Thommeret

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