[vdr] Encrypted channel without cam and channel switching

Lauri Tischler lwgt at iki.fi
Tue Apr 11 09:03:39 CEST 2006

Antti Hartikainen wrote:
> Hello..
> I today finally proved that this feature is in vanilla vdr and not with any plugin/patch.
> If setting encrypted channel CA to 0 (FTA), so i can change to "encrypted" channel.. After few seconds vdr gots "real" CA value from the 
> stream, shows channel few secs and then thinks channel is unavailable, and changes channel until it founds channel that it thinks it can 
> tune for..
> There are some channels in hotbird that have CA-value, but aren't really encrypted. This annoying "feature" has been added somewhere 
> before 1.3.34 i think.
> In my opinion, there should be an option to disable this "feature".. Changing CA to DVB card number is possible tho, but i have two 
> DVB-S cards so it is not an option for me. Or is there CA-value that covers all different type cards (T/S/C) and on the same time says 
> "don't touch this CA-field"?


0 = FTA
1..4 = spesific card
5..0xFF = Dont touch

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