[linux-dvb] Possible patch for CAM/CI issues
irk at ieee.org
Mon Nov 7 19:57:36 CET 2005
From: "Georg Acher" <acher at in.tum.de>
> In short: There is so much badly designed crap in the CAM market. It is
> a wonder that at least some CAM/receiver combinations work...
I have to agree with your diagnosis as I am not expert on this. It is
even more puzzling how they manage to get all those set-top boxes working
with all those CAM's. I have not got yet any CAM which would not be working
with more recent set-top boxes. I have one very old set-top which indeed has
with some CAM's.
So how the set-top box people do they stuff? Do they get hints from
and encryption systems owners how to deal with their quirks? Or are there
secrets in this business?
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