[mythtv-users] nVidia DVI out?

Simon Williams ultim8fury at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 17:54:45 UTC 2004

> >
> I have a cheapo MX440 (no external TDMS) and a Sharp 45" LCD (LC45GX6U).
> It has 2 DVI connections. One to an interface box and another from the
> interface box to the display.
> I used the read-edid stuff at
> http://john.fremlin.de/programs/linux/read-edid/ to get the edid info.
> The interface box reports 1280x768p and 1024x768p while if I unplug the
> interface box and connect directly to the display, it reports
> 1920x1080p. With the "Monitor" section  generated by read-edid added to
> my xorg.conf, X & mythtv just work for these resolutions.  On bootup,
> the bios even seems to mostly recogize the edid preferred resolution and
> do proper console output. I thnk there is some dependency on the
> computer/tv power up sequence. But if fails so seldom that I haven't
> found a pattern yet.
> I'm running nvidia's 6111 drivers. The 6629 drivers produce a wierd
> horizontally overlapped display. I don't know why yet.

I have the UK version of this panel ( LC-45GD1E ) slightly different
connections but probably the same panel. I haven't got my 5200 to work
via DVI-D yet at 1920x1080 I hadn't considered using edid data from
the panel itself. As you say the media box reports very low res via

I'll give the direct approach a try and see what happens. 



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