[linux-dvb] PowerCAM.Pro and AstonCrypt module

Guillaume Marçais guillaume at marcais.net
Fri Sep 7 04:52:12 CEST 2007


On 9/6/07, P. van Gaans <w3ird_n3rd at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 09/06/2007 04:21 PM, Guillaume Marçais wrote:
> > On 9/3/07, P. van Gaans <w3ird_n3rd at gmx.net> wrote:
> >> On 09/03/2007 04:57 PM, P. van Gaans wrote:
> >>> On 09/03/2007 03:58 PM, Guillaume Marçais wrote:
> >>>> I have a PowerCAM.Pro CAM module, attached to a TechnoTrend budget
> >>>> S1500, and it does not seem to work with linuxtv. When it is plugged
> >>>> in, I do not get anything, even scan returns only timeouts. If the
> >>>> common interface is unplugged, then scan returns over 1400 channels.
> >>>> So there seem to be some sort of an incompatibility.
> >>>>
> >>>> The CAM module that I should have come with the pack I bought is an
> >>>> AstonCrypt Dual. Does this CAM module work with linuxtv?
> >>>>
> >>>> Guillaume.
> >>>>
> >>>> OS: XUbuntu Feisty Fawn
> >>>> Provider: CanalSat
> >>>>
> >>>> _______________________________________________
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> >>>>
> >>> Check out http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/TechnoTrend_TT-budget_S-1500
> >>> and please update the article with new CAMs as it seems you have at
> >>> least one. But make sure your card works properly, does it work with the
> >>> Aston?
> >>>
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> >>>
> >> Stupid me, forgot to ask.. What does dmesg say when you insert/eject
> >> your CAM and while it's in it?
> >
> > OK, sorry for the noise. Finally, the PowerCAM.Pro works fine. I guess
> > it was not plugged in properly or something. After taking it out and
> > putting it back in, it works, with no software modification. I can see
> > encrypted channels fine with kaffeine. Now if I could get MythTV to
> > work... But that's another story for another mailing list :)
> >
> > I can update the wiki page
> > http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/TechnoTrend_TT-budget_S-1500. My
> > concern is I do not know what version of the CI is in the machine and
> > I do not have physical access to it. Can I tell from the logs/dmesg?
> >
> > Guillaume.
> >
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> >
>
> Probably not (at least I wouldn't know how). You could add a note about
> the powerCAM or make a new table for unknown CI versions.
>
> Btw, I personally haven't seen any difference in CAM compatibility
> between 1.0 and 1.1, I doubt there is any.
>

Done.

Guillaume.



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