[linux-dvb] Another Twinhan VP20310 problem: me too!: SUCCES!!! sort of...

Christophe Thommeret hftom at free.fr
Wed Jan 11 14:53:40 CET 2006

Le Mardi 10 Janvier 2006 16:23, Manu Abraham a écrit :

Hi Manu,

> Unlike other DVB cards, the Twinhan and it's clones does support
> Conditional Access in firmware, and only a userspace application is
> required to  get descrambling going on them. These cards moreorless
> resemble FTA cards in their operation as the CA stack is not necessary
> for their operation. Just sending the CA_PMT message to the cards helpd
> in descrambling the streams in firmware, and the relevant stream can be
> watched with xine or mplayer or any other player available.
> There requires a userspace application to send the message to the card,
> which the format is somewhat similar to the EN50221  protocol
> specifaction for the application data units.

Cool! It sounds pretty simple to implement even without such a card. I could 
give it a try, shamelessly copying ca_szap :)

Christophe Thommeret

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