On 03.08.2009 22:54, Simon Baxter wrote:
> Hello
> My v 1.6.0 system has 2x Alphacrypt multi-CAMs.
> Occasionally one of the CAMs seems to "crash" and if I go into Setup >
> CAM one of the CAMs changes from "Alphacrypt" to "CAM Ready" - and will
> no longer decrypt channels.  I then correspondingly get a bunch of timer
> conflicts, as 1/2 my CAM resources have vanished.  Only ever one CAM
> fails, never both.
> I rectify this by selecting the CAM, and then hitting "reset" (sometimes
> a couple of times) - and it comes back.
> Unless I go into the Setup > CAM menu, I'm unaware that the CAM has
> "crashed".
> My request is......
> Is there a way I can either
> 1)Automatically reset a CAM if it falls into this state
> or
> 2)Be notified, by generating a console/kernel message, so I can know to
> come in and fix this.
> Any ideas?

I would prefer alternative 3: find out why the CAM "crashes" and fix that ;-)


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