[mythtv-users] TV-Out with GeForce4 MX420 S-Video
webmaster at unknownprogrammer.com
Wed Sep 8 17:51:43 EDT 2004
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Roger Leardi
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 2:54 PM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] TV-Out with GeForce4 MX420 S-Video
I'm running a GeForce4 MX440. I get the same rolling before X starts,
but once X is up it's fine.
my xorg.conf settings :
ModelName "Monitor Model"
HorizSync 30 - 50
Option "ConnectedMonitor" "TV"
Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
Option "TVOutFormat" "Copmosite"
Identifier "Card0" VendorName "nVidia Corporation"
BoardName "NV18 [GeForce4 MX 440SE AGP 8x]"
Viewport 0 0
I also had issues w/ the S-Video only displaying black and white. even
with the TVOutFormat set to SVIDEO. I picked up a S-Video to Composite
adaptor at Radio Shack which fixed the problem.
On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 13:45, webmaster at unknownprogrammer.com wrote:
> I've spent several days searching, and haven't been able to resolve my
> issues...I have everything running fine with MythTV on my computer
> monitor...I now want to switch it to be tv-only...and when I plug in the
> s-video I either get nothing, or when using various xorg.conf
> configurations I've found online for "similar" cards...but usually not the
> same card, it gets close, but it won't work perfectly...I get horizontal
> lines that scroll from top to bottom very slowly for a while, then very
> fast for a while (it looks like when tracking is bad on an old vcr).
> Now my question is if anyone is using this card for tv-out, and what is
> your xorg.conf configuration? i have the latest version of the Nvidia
> drivers (6111) installed, and they work for everything else...I get the
> nvidia splash when starting X up.
> Any help will be great, if you need to see my xorg.conf file that gets it
> close let me know...I'm fairly new to linux, so I don't really know what
> any of the settings I added to that are, or what they mean.
> I'm sure you'll need more information, I don't have it as I'm at work at
> the moment, but I will post anything else that's needed when I get home,
> just let me know.
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Thanks for the file...I have ONLY the tv plugged in right now, and I get the
console like you said with the lines...when I startx...it does the same
thing, no change.
As far as the color thing goes, it's all in color just fine...if I change
the SVIDEO to COMPOSITE it gives me black/white...so I don't think that's
it...is there anything else anyone can think of to try? Is there anything
special to force the driver to use the Xv stuff that could fix this?
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