[mythtv] [EXPerimental PATCH] BIG DVB PATCH V1.1

Joshua M. Thompson funaho at jurai.org
Tue Nov 9 06:27:10 UTC 2004


On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 19:11 -0500, Taylor Jacob wrote:

> I would be shocked if you couldnt get hte authorization status from the CAM
> module. I don't know if the code in use now for CAMs supports that, but I am
> sure the modules are capable of leting you know if they are authorized in some
> way since you are supposed to be able to take the PCMCIA adaptor and move it to
> a different IRD (assuming there are no marrying issues) and it should work..
> This of course is more a long term thing, but getting authorization status for
> channels would be good for doing initial service scans as well to only list
> channels you are authorized for..

I seem to recall reading somewhere that the CAM will return all zeroes
for the control words (the decryption keys) if the requested channel is
not authorized.

-- 
Joshua M. Thompson <funaho at jurai.org>



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