[mythtv-users] Re: Pundit-R xorg.conf example
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 02:48:47 UTC 2005
On 6/7/05, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/6/05, Nick <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 6/6/05, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Really? No one has an example of configuring this machine for using
> > > S-Video? Or am I just being anxious and impatient after 5-6 hours?!
> > > ;-) (I know the answer...) ;-)
> > >
> > > I hope someone can pony this up one of this hours. I'm pretty stumped.
> > > No matter what I choose the best I can do with the fglrx driver so far
> > > is console text to the TV and fluxbox showing up on my monitor. With
> > > the readeon driver I can get X going to the TV but the scan rates are
> > > all wrong and the TV wo't display it.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Mark
> > >
> > > On 6/6/05, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I wonder if anyone running a Pundit-R and using the S-Video output
> > > > successfully could share just the monitor settings section of their
> > > > /etc/X11/xorg.conf file? I'm getting X on the TV but it's not sync'ed
> > > > and pretty messed up. MythTV is built but without X working it's a bit
> > > > of a tease...
> > Have you taken the time to search for solutions to this problem? The
> > fglrx problems are extremely well known. A working xorg.conf file will
> > not solve it either. www.rage3d.com's Linux forums are a useful start,
> > and the answers are also in the mythtv-users archives.
> > Nick
> Yes, I've been searching for the answer to this since early
> yesterday. I've been to Rage3D multiple times. I've found some great
> online instructions via Google that have helped a lot. I have MythTV
> running to the monitor, and I can see fluxbox/MythTV on the TV except
> the scanrate is messed up and it's all scrunched down and flipping
> around. I'm sure the answers are somewhere in the mythtv-users
> archives. After messing with this for more than 24 hours and not
> finding the final key (basically I think the right scan rate for
> S-Video going into a TV) I had hoped for just a real pointer.
I was trying to hint at the fact you waited only 5 hours before
assuming no-one had read your message, and then posted another message
(which offered no more information).
Onto the real business:
i) Which version of the fglrx driver have you patched?
ii) Are you ouputting to NTSC or PAL?
iii) What resolution are you wanting to run on the TV?
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