[mythtv-users] HDTV Problem - @#&%

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Sun Jul 18 22:04:21 EDT 2004

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On Sunday 18 July 2004 17:08, Shay - MythTV wrote:
> I've got a Toshiba 57", model 57H81, that I'm trying to get Component Video
> to work with.  I have the VGA->Component Adaptor to facilitate this.  I've
> been going the route that Jarod outlined with PowerStrip.  I found
> resolution that would work on the TV via Component, copied it into my
> XF86Config and restarted GNome.  Nothing.  It doesn't show up.  The only
> time I ever see anything is when I'm not in a window environment like
> Gnome.. as soon as it starts up Gnome I see nothing.


> Section "Device"
>          # TV Out Setup
>          Identifier  "Videocard0"
>          Driver      "nvidia"
>          VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
>          BoardName   "NVIDIA GeForce 4 MX (generic)"
>          Option      "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
>          Option      "ConnectedMonitor" "TV"
>           Option      "TVOverScan" "0.6"
> EndSection

Remove the three Option lines. They're all for the TV-Out connector, not the 
VGA connector. Like Thomas said, you're activating the SVideo or Component 
video output instead of the VGA output.

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Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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