[vdr] Budget and CA

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Tue Aug 2 18:00:28 CEST 2005


vdrmail at prybil.se wrote:
>>Tomas Prybil wrote:
>>
>>>Hi list!
>>>
>>>C+ are now starting up a new channel with films in HDTV format named C
>>>MORE HD on their Scandinavian feed from Thor. I'm interested in trying
>>>to record and later have a look at this.
>>>I've understand (and seen) that the FF cards are unable to handle the
>>>feed itself and I therefore need to get a budget card.
>>>
>>>Now to the Q: Can the budget card use the CA inserted in the FF card in
>>>order to decrypt the stream?
>>
>>No, that's not possible (AFAIK).
>>
>>But a FF card might be possible to _record_ the stream, even
>>though it can't _replay_ it. The limiting factor here is the
>>MPEG decoder. Haven't tried this, though.
> 
> 
> The followup Q would then be how? I've tried to use a timer to record the
> channel, but vdr shuts down.
> 
> Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23750]: transfer thread started (pid=23750,
> tid=327686)
> Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23636]: timer 4 (694 1701-2001 '@TITLE
> EPISODE') start
> Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23636]: waiting for EPG info...
> Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23751]: receiver on device 1 thread started
> (pid=23751, tid=344071)
> Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23752]: TS buffer on device 1 thread started
> (pid=23752, tid=360456)
> Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: no EPG info available
> Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: record
> /video/@C_MORE_HD__/2005-07-24.17:01.50.99.rec
> Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: creating directory /video/@C_MORE_HD__
> Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: creating directory
> /video/@C_MORE_HD__/2005-07-24.17:01.50.99.rec
> Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: recording to
> '/video/@C_MORE_HD__/2005-07-24.17:01.50.99.rec/001.vdr'
> Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23753]: file writer thread started (pid=23753,
> tid=376841)
> Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23754]: recording thread started (pid=23754,
> tid=393226)
> Jul 24 17:01:22 piglet vdr[23754]: ERROR: no useful data seen within
> 10687236 byte of video stream
> Jul 24 17:01:22 piglet vdr[23754]: initiating emergency exit
> Jul 24 17:01:22 piglet vdr[23636]: emergency exit requested - shutting down

Maybe the stream is encrypted?

Klaus



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