[linux-dvb] How to descramble?

Andreas Oberritter obi at linuxtv.org
Sat Oct 15 00:11:27 CEST 2005

On Fri, 2005-10-14 at 18:29 +0400, Manu Abraham wrote:
> >>If the PMT contains no CA descriptor on programme level and common CA
> >>descriptors on stream level, the stream level common CA descriptors are
> >>now moved to programme level.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >This is wrong, because different ES PIDs can use different ECM PIDs.
> >Moving the CA descriptors to the program level destroys their
> >association to an ES PID.
> >
> >  
> >
> So what would you suggest.. ?

Your quotes made clear to me that this is a hardware limitation for
which this looks like an acceptable workaround, provided that the
"merging" code is not meant to be used with any other (i.e. not broken)

So I just suggest not to buy this hardware ;-)


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