[mythtv-users] OT: ati, tvout, and 2.6 in FC 2

Steven mythmail at richardstraat.homedns.org
Wed Aug 18 10:04:54 EDT 2004

Paul News wrote:
> Hey-o Folks,
> After a lack of success with the latest release 3.11.1
> from http://www.ati.com, I was able to get TV out
> working on my Radeon 9200SE card using the
> experimental GATOS drivers http://gatos.sf.net   The
> development list has instructions, but it was pretty
> straight forward (from the gatos-devel list a couple
> of days ago):
> 1) Get ati.4.4.0 from CVS
> 2) Get
> http://home.student.utwente.nl/l.e.veen/gatos/ati.4.4.0-tvout.2.diff.gz
> 3) Get
> http://home.student.utwente.nl/l.e.veen/gatos/ati.4.4.0-tv_extra_files.tar.gz
> 4) patch -p0 <ati.4.4.0-tvout.2.diff.gz
> 5) cd ati.4.4.0
> 6) tar xvzf ../ati.4.4.0-tv_extra_files.tar.gz
> 7) follow the ati.2 compile and install steps, and add
> the TVOutput "NTSC" option.
> I got the source for Xorg 6.7.0 from a link off of
> http://www.X.org   I had to compile  the Xorg source
> first, but since Fedora Core 2 installs it, I didn't
> bother to over-install it.
> There are a couple of other modules (like the
> drm-kernel module) on the GATOS site that you don't
> need if you're only trying to get TV out to show up.
> I have the latest updates to FC 2, including the 2.6.7
> kernel.
I tried these with the pundit-r onboard video (ATI IGP9100 - RS300) but 
only got as far as a distorted image on the monitor and no image at all 
on on my TV. Anybody had more success with these drivers on the Pundit?


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