Does TBS5990 work on Ubuntu 16.04 with Mythtv?

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matej
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Does TBS5990 work on Ubuntu 16.04 with Mythtv?

Post by matej » Sun May 14, 2017 5:18 pm

Hello to all,

I would like to setup a Mythtv backend with a TBS5990 usb device with dual CI modules. My goal is to be able to view the italian television service on Tivusat platform.
I own two original tivusat CAM+smartcards but I don't know if Mythtv will be able to decrypt the encrypted channels. Before buying the TBS5990 I want to be sure this device will work 100%.

Please, could you be so kind to tell me if this hardware is 100% compatible with the latest release of Mythtv on Ubuntu 16.04 system?

Thank you,

Matej

alien878
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Re: Does TBS5990 work on Ubuntu 16.04 with Mythtv?

Post by alien878 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:24 am

** Ignore my previous post **

Supposedly works with custom drivers:

https://www.tbsdtv.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=86&t=9960

I've been using these drivers successfully for a TBS8922 for some time now. The only annoyance is that the drivers have to be re-installed every time the kernel updates.

Note: Some people seem to have problems, particularly on a RPi. Check out details here:

https://www.tbsdtv.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=199

Cheers,

Allen

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