Hi All,
I have got the sc plugin now running on my Allwinner A20. It's now recording 7 
TV shows at the same time :-)
It turns out the sc directory still had some old object files from my last 
compile on the DNS323 NAS. As those do not have the same CPU, this creates a 
file that does not run.
For reference, here are the steps I have taken:
1) Get the source and the debian patch:
$ hg clone
$ wget 
$ cd sc
patch -p1 < ../sc-debian-package-03062011.diff
2) Apply the patches I've send in the previous mail:
patch -p1 < ../sc-patches/sc-dvbcsa-camc.patch
patch -p1 < ../sc-patches/sc-dvbcsa-camh.patch
patch -p1 < ../sc-patches/sc-dvbcsa-devicec.patch
patch -p1 < ../sc-patches/sc-dvbcsa-makefile.patch
3) back-up the patched makefile:
$ cp Makefile ../
4) start the compile process. This step will fail.
dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc -b
5) restore the Makefile from the backup:
cp ../Makefile .
6) start the compile process again. This time the compile will succeed.
dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc -b
7) in the parent directory the 2 dep files are present
cd ..
8) as root, install the 2 .deb files:
# dpkg -i vdr-plugin-sc_*.deb libvdr-sc-cardclient_*.deb
For more information, see the debian wiki, under VDR:
Kind regards,
----Origineel Bericht----
Van : cedric.dew...@telfort.nl
Datum : 11/06/2014 20:48
Aan : vdr@linuxtv.org
Onderwerp : [vdr] allwinner A20: vdr-plugin-sc does compile,    but binary 
Hi All,
I have an allwinner A20 device. I'm trying to use it as my new VDR server. VDR 
runs OK, I can watch and record free to air dvb-t streams. Now I would like to 
watch the encrypted TV shows.
Therefore I am trying to build vdr-plugin-sc and libvdr-sc-cardclient from 
The allwinnerA20 is an ARM processor. this processor does not have the SSE 
instructions FFdeCSA needs. Therefore I have patched the source, so it doesn't 
use FFdeCSA, but instead uses dvbcsa. The resulting code compiles without 
errors. I have done all the compiling on the A20 device itself.
When I try to start VDR with the plugins, I see the following error:
# invoke-rc.d vdr restart
Restarting Linux Video Disk Recorder: vdr
Searching for plugins (VDR 1.7.28/1.7.28) (cache miss): xineliboutput
WARNING: The following plugins have been left out due to really binary 
incompatibility: sc.
ldd confirms there's something wrong with the .so in question:
# ldd /usr/lib/vdr/plugins/libvdr-sc.so.1.7.28
        not a dynamic executable
I have attached the patches I've made to the source, and the output on the 
terminal while compiling. Could you please take a look at it?
kind regards,
My hardware:
My versions:
$ uname -a
Linux a20-OLinuXino 3.4.67+ #6 SMP PREEMPT Fri Nov 1 17:32:40 EET 2013 armv7l 
$ cat /proc/cpuinfo 
Processor       : ARMv7 Processor rev 4 (v7l)
processor       : 0
BogoMIPS        : 2011.05
processor       : 1
BogoMIPS        : 2011.05
Features        : swp half thumb fastmult vfp edsp neon vfpv3 tls vfpv4 idiva 
CPU implementer : 0x41
CPU architecture: 7
CPU variant     : 0x0
CPU part        : 0xc07
CPU revision    : 4
Hardware        : sun7i
Revision        : 0000
Serial          : 0000000000000000
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