[mythtv-users] Simultaneous S-Video out w/ PVR-350 & Video Card

Stephen Longhurst steve at longsteve.com
Tue Dec 7 13:41:39 UTC 2004

>> On my system, my NVidia MX440 card is connected to one input of my TV,
>> and the PVR-350 to another.  Setting up X windows with two displays
>> gives display :0.0 on the graphics card and :0.1 on the PVR-350.
>> MythTV runs on :0.1 and also uses the PVR-350 decoder, and the mplayer
>> command line for watching divx files using mythvideo specifies
>> -display :0.0.  When I select a video to watch, I just have to switch
>> TV inputs, it works really well.  If I was rich enough to buy a
>> programmable remote control then it could probably issue the two
>> commands one after the other, saving me a button press!
> Any chance you could share your xorg.conf or (whatever the
> XFree86 config filename is)?  I'm currently trying to get X to work
> with my PVR 350 tv out.

Sure.  Attached is my XF86Config file for using an MX440 and a PVR-350
at the same time as two different X displays.  I only run a window
manager on the video card display, since the only thing that ever gets
run displayed on the PVR-350 is mythfrontend.

Hope this helps,


Stephen Longhurst
steve at longsteve.com
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