[vdr] vdr 1.2.6 and viaccess

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Mon Mar 14 14:56:51 CET 2005

tarass at club-internet.fr wrote:
> Le 03/14/2005 01:52 PM, Manu Abraham a joliment écrit :
>> tarass at club-internet.fr wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I have actually vdr 1.2.6 with a nexus-s and mediaguard cam-ci for 
>>> canal+ working very well.
>>> I'd to add a new CI device for tps, what is the protocol to do this ?
>>> Is there some one who have this on his box ?
>> Can you please explain, why was it necessary to add a "new" CI device 
>> for TPS ?
>> Maybe we already have it ?
> The nexus-s is connected to a cam by large wire.
> One can plug two ci modules (pcmcia card) in this cam to descramble 
> crypted channels. I plugged in an aston mediaguard ci-modules to 
> descramble canal+ channels on astra (work fine), and I manage to connect 
> an tps (hotbird) compliant ci-module to descramble tps channels.
> I'd like to know what ci-module is compatible withe nexus cam for tps
> use ? and if there is any driver, patch to apply ?

CI module compatible with a CAM ?

Or do you mean CI based card compatible with the Nexus CI module ?

> I surch around and I did'nt find precise stuff.

But why do you need to create another /dev/dvb/caXX ?

Currently with some experimental stuff, TPS is working with Viaccess on 
a Twinhan VP-1030 under Linux as per my knowledge.


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