[mythtv] MythTV Digicipher II support

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Tue Jul 25 05:41:57 UTC 2006

Mark Buechler wrote:
> Here in NA there are quite a few free DCII feeds available. I've been 
> doing some research on whether it's possible to receive these feeds via 
> a PCI card similar to a DVB card. So far I've found one which is capable 
> of decoding DCII signals but doesn't yet have driver support. I've also 
> been researching the software side and from what I can find the DCII 
> format is very similar to the DVB standard with the exception of a few 
> additional tables which need parsing.
> Has anyone ever done any work on DCII systems or know of any standards 
> documents concerning this standard? The DVB card which is capable of 
> decoding DCII is the Genpix 8psk module. Does anyone know of anymore 
> hardware decoders supporting DCII? FTA in NA is spotty at best. It seems 
> there are more DCII FTA feeds available than DVB feeds. For NA users, 
> DCII support would a great addition.

Frontend API support would be very easy, but to have more information on 
the SI is a bigger question. Also applies to the in kernel demuxer as well.


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