[mythtv-users] OT: Nvidia FX 5200 no TV out (or twin view)

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Wed Oct 20 23:11:11 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 20 October 2004 12:52, Ryszard wrote:
> Hi,
> I realise this is not directly on topic, however after hours of
> googling i've turned up nothing.  i've  got debian box with a geforce
> fx 5200 in it and I'm interested in getting twin view working, or at
> the very least TV-OUT.
> At the moment i'm attempting twinview, but what happens is i see the
> nvidia logo on both the monitor and the tv, afterwhich the x server
> crashes and i get the console (on both the TV and the monitor).
> i'm running 2.4.27, and have downloaded the latest nvidia drivers
> (1.0-6111) and compiled them against the kernel.
> I've intentionally not posed my XFree86-4 config file in the case it
> is in appropriate (as this is OT).
> Any pointers, help etc appreciated.

This works for me:


Despite the xorg.conf label, it works for XF86 also. You might have to change 
some paths, or only port over the nvidia driver section, as some of it may be 
specific to Red Hat/Fedora Core.

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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