[mythtv] G400 TV-Out
Fri, 22 Nov 2002 15:13:17 -0500
On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 07:48:07AM -0500, Emmett Pate wrote:
> Here's my question: I'm using a Matrox G400 Dual Head with the Matrox X11
> drivers. After starting X, I get the mythfrontend on both the CRT and the
> TV-OUT. However, when I select "Watch TV", the TV-OUT goes blank and the
> Television only displays on the CRT. Is this an additional X setting or
> something in MythTV?
Does it work if you only have the TV connected? I don't have one of these
> Also, since this is intended to be a dedicated PVR, I don't have KDE *or*
> GNOME installed. I just run "startx", get an xterm window and then run
> "mythfrontend". When I select "Watch TV", X displays a window "marquee" -
> I click the mouse and the TV displays full-screen. Is it possible to have
> X start MythTV as the "window manager" and startup full-screen?
MythTV requires a window manager to manage its windows. You don't need KDE
or GNOME, just a standalone window manager (preferably a lightweight one).
I use fvwm.