[mythtv] all-in wonder s-video output

Bruce Markey mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 24 Dec 2002 13:45:24 -0800

Dr.Doug L. Hoffman wrote:
> Could someone give me a pointer to instructions for using the s-video
> output from an ATI AIW (radeon) card? I'm only using the AIW as a video
> card (I purchased it without knowing that it is not capable of full
> mythtv/v4l use, my capture card is an ATI tv-wonder [it works fine]). My
> problem is this, on boot I get output on the s-video but when X starts up I
> get a very nice pearly gray screen on the tv set. I'm running 800x600 on
> the X display, is this a scan rate problem? Can it be fixed by playing with
> the XF86Config-4 parameters? I am not running gatos and and the card is reported as:
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon QD

You need the GATOS ati.2. However, neither the released
version nor the latest CVS support tvout. To use tv-out
you must use the abandoned "devel" branch from CVS.


--  bjm