[mythtv-users] Problems with DVB encrypted channels

Neosat neosat at cytanet.com.cy
Thu Jan 4 17:13:42 UTC 2007

Can some dvb coder person check this please. Seems there is a bug with dvb LiveTV on encrypted channels. 

Neosat wrote:

> I have mythtv with satcard and encrypted channel subscription card and 
> if I tune to a channel that can not get decryped after some seconds I get:
> After the message I get only one option to return to main menu. It is 
> very ennoying because if this happens it stack to that channel and it 
> is very hard to move away to other channel. 
> Regards
> Neeesat   

I can confirm that one. If you look in the backend logs, you will notice 
that the CAM is giving some messages. Apparently the backend is not 
handling those messages too well. When the CAM cannot decrypt, the 
backend should give a message to frontend, and gracefully be ready to 
change channel. It should not keep trying to decrypt, as that will 
certainly fail.



P.S. I am not a coder, willing to test though.


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