[linux-dvb] ca_zap: Cannot open CA slot

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Mon Jun 27 13:40:22 CEST 2005

Michael Ditum wrote:
> I have a WinTV Nexus-S rev 2.3 card with the 3.5" CI. I am currently
> running kernel with the latest dvb drivers from CVS.
> I've had this card working on a free to air channel fine.
> In one terminal I have szap running with
> ./szap -c channels.conf "TestChannel"
> and that has a lock.
> In another terminal I run the ca_zap command  and after a lot of
> output it says...
> write_to_slot: Cannot open CA slot.

> I've treble checked the cable between the nexus card and the CI and
> have an Irdeto CAM with a smart card in it.

At present, ca_zap is only an implementation for the High Level CI 
interface, but work is underway, to make it work in all cases..

> p.s. the following file in CVS needs updating...
> dvb-kernel/linux/Documentation/dvb/ci.txt it says you need to modify
> the channels.conf to add the PMT PID but you don't seem to need to
> anymore.

Thanks for pointing that out.


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