[vdr] Problem with budget and CAM

Tomas Prybil vdrmail at prybil.se
Sun Aug 28 10:11:43 CEST 2005


Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
 > Tomas Prybil wrote:
 >
 >> Tomas Prybil wrote:
 >>
 >>> Tomas Prybil wrote:
 >>>
 >>>> Dominique Dumont wrote:
 >>>>
 >>>>> Tomas Prybil <vdrmail at prybil.se> writes:
 >>>>>
 >>>>>
 >>>>>> I'm trying to get a budget card with CAM working. The card is
 >>>>>> reporting in /var/log/messages as having CI (or so I think)
 >>>>>>
 >>>>>>
 >>>>>>> Aug 21 20:46:51 localhost kernel: saa7146: register extension
 >>>>>>> 'budget_ci dvb'.
 >>>>>>> Aug 21 20:46:51 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt
 >>>>>>> 0000:0b:05.0[A] -> GSI 22 (level, low) -> IRQ 209
 >>>>>>> Aug 21 20:46:51 localhost kernel: saa7146: found saa7146 @ mem
 >>>>>>> e09cb000 (revision 1, irq 209) (0x13c2,0x100c).
 >>>>>>> Aug 21 20:46:51 localhost kernel: DVB: registering new adapter
 >>>>>>> (TT-Budget/WinTV-NOVA-CI PCI).
 >>>>>>> Aug 21 20:46:51 localhost kernel: TT-Budget/WinTV-NOVA-CI PCI
 >>>>>>> adapter 0 has MAC addr = 00:d0:5c:02:df:d0
 >>>>>
 >>>>>
 >>>>>
 >>>>>
 >>>>>
 >>>>>
 >>>>> Could you try with cam_debug parameter set to 1 for dvb-core module ?
 >>>>
 >>>>
 >>>>
 >>>>
 >>>> Nothing additional from syslog i'm afraid.
 >>>
 >>>
 >>>
 >>>
 >>> I found Klaus debug lines in pat.c #define DEBUG_CA_DESCRIPTORS 1 and
 >>> enabled it. /var/log/messages is dead silent regarding CAM: messages :(
 >>>
 >>> Any other ideas?
 >>
 >>
 >>
 >> Now I got something:
 >>
 >> Aug 27 13:23:58 localhost vdr[4281]: CAM: 800A 211247   998 0B00 0 -
 >> 09 04 0B 00 E0 42
 >> Aug 27 13:23:58 localhost vdr[4281]: CAM: 800A 211247   904 0B00 0 -
 >> 09 04 0B 00 E0 41
 >> Aug 27 13:23:58 localhost vdr[4281]: CAM: 800A 211247   995 0B00 0 -
 >> 09 04 0B 00 E0 44
 >> Aug 27 13:23:59 localhost vdr[4281]: CAM: 800A 211247   143 0B00 0 -
 >> 09 04 0B 00 E0 43
 >> Aug 27 13:24:00 localhost vdr[4281]: CAM: 800A 211247     4 0B00 0 -
 >> 09 04 0B 00 E0 34
 >>
 >> Does it make any sense?
 >
 >
 > Well, it means that VDR has found CA descriptors for some channels.
 >
 > When you start VDR, do you get a message like
 >
 >  Aug 27 20:04:41 video vdr[10530]: CAM: AlphaCrypt, 01, 4A20, 4A20
 >
 > or so in the log file?
 > If not, VDR doesn't find the CAM.
 > You could change the lines
 >
 > static bool DumpTPDUDataTransfer = false;
 > static bool DebugProtocol = false;
 >
 > from 'false' to 'true' in VDR/ci.c to see whether there is any
 > communication with the CI/CAM going on.
I allready did that, but it's dead silent. The same CAM works perfectly 
ok with the FF card.

Dominique Dumont said something about a debug parameter for dvb_core. 
However the syslog reports that
 > Aug 27 12:58:33 localhost kernel: budget_core: Unknown parameter 
`cam_debug'

I didn't succeed to find the proper parameter syntax from the kernel source.

/t



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