4.2.1. Digital TV CA open()¶
- Name of specific Digital TV CA device.
- A bit-wise OR of the following flags:
||open in non-blocking mode (blocking mode is the default)|
This system call opens a named ca device (e.g.
for subsequent use.
open() call has succeeded, the device will be ready for use. The
significance of blocking or non-blocking mode is described in the
documentation for functions where there is a difference. It does not
affect the semantics of the
open() call itself. A device opened in
blocking mode can later be put into non-blocking mode (and vice versa)
F_SETFL command of the
fcntl system call. This is a
standard system call, documented in the Linux manual page for fcntl.
Only one user can open the CA Device in
O_RDWR mode. All other
attempts to open the device in this mode will fail, and an error code
will be returned.