[linux-dvb] CAM problem with Cinergy/KNCONE DVB-C card

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Wed Aug 1 00:42:10 CEST 2007


e9hack wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> some people do report, that the CAM on a Cinergy/KNCONE DVB-C card doesn't work. They get the
> following log entries (repeated many times):
> 
> budget-av: cam inserted A
> budget-av: cam inserted B
> dvb_ca adapter 1: DVB CAM detected and initialised successfully
> budget-av: cam ejected 3
> ...
> 
> It seems, that is never possible to read a control value of 0xff from address 0 or 1 of the CAM. The
> attached patch may fix this problem. I didn't test this patch by myself, because I don't need a CAM.
> 
> If someone uses a Cinergy/KNCONE DVB-C/T/S card with a CAM, please test this patch.

| ... ((result == 0xff) && ((address & 3) < 2)) ...

What does result 0xff mean?
Btw, there is no such check in the budget-ci driver.

CU
Oliver

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