[linux-dvb] KNC1 DVB-S CI?

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Fri Jul 6 05:26:47 CEST 2007

P. van Gaans wrote:
> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/KNC1_TV-Station_DVB-S
> The wiki says "The card has a CI connector but it most probably isn't 
> supported by Linux.". I've got the card and indeed, it doesn't seem to 
> work. There is a ca0 in /dev/dvb/adapter0 but in Kaffeine the encrypted 
> channels are still black.
> But I wonder, with the DVB-C version of this card, the CI works without 
> a hitch (and I should know, I own one). According to the wiki the DVB-T 
> version also has a working CI. I somehow can't imagine the CI on the 
> DVB-S version is so much different. Or am I wrong and is the CI not 
> supported because it requires a lot of reverse engineering nobody feels 
> like doing for this card?

Maybe it is not supported because the driver developer did not have the
hardware to play with...

> Is there anything I could try?

If you have some programming skills you could try to debug budget-av.c
and try to find out what's going wrong...


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