[linux-dvb] Technotrend C-2300 and CAM

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Mon Feb 2 02:28:37 CET 2009

Zitat von Jan Schneider <jan at horde.org>:

> Zitat von Tomas Drajsajtl <linux-dvb at drajsajtl.cz>:
>>> Hi,
>>> for some reason, my CAM (Alphacrypt Classic) doesn't seem to be
>>> detected by my Technotrend C-2300/CI combination. There is nothing in
>>> the kernel log/syslog when inserting or removing the card. I updated
>>> the card to the latest firmware (3.18) to no avail.
>>> I don't even know where to start debugging. No windows here, so I
>>> can't really tell whether this is a hardware problem.
>>> Any hints on where to start looking would help. The combination seems
>>> to work fine for almost everybody, beside one single thread on this
>>> list in 2007 that didn't come to a conclusion either.
>>> Jan.
>> Hi Jan, I have the same problem with my C-2300 card and TechniCrypt CX
>> (CAM). After several days of testing different kernels and drivers I tried
>> it somewhere in Windows and found that it's not working there as well. Maybe
>> some HW incompatibility... The CAM I have is the only one provided and
>> supported by my cable operator so I had to get another card. C-1501 is
>> functional for me and even cheaper.
> Thanks for the feedback. The Alphacrypt CAM seems to be known as
> working fine with that card, and I would hate to have to install
> Windows just to rule out a hardware issue. But I guess I'd give it a
> try if no-one else has some idea.

Maybe this means something to anybody actually knowing the code. After  
I enabled debug messages through kernel parameters, I now get tons of:
dvb-ttpci: dvb_ca_ioctl(): av7110:f7e14000
from the CA/CI layer.


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