[mythtv-users] Nvidia GeForce 4 MX 440 TV Out

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 19:35:01 UTC 2005

On 6/30/05, Paul Furtado <paulyman091 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I recently purchased the Jaton Nvidia GeForce 4 MX 440 graphices card
> because it is capable of TV-Out and uses PCI rather than AGP (My MOBO
> doesnt have AGP). I would like to be able to use the TV-Out in my
> mythtv box so that i dont have to watch tv on a computer screen. I
> have tried simply connecting throug the RCA or S-Video port to the tv
> but it is only able to show the boot loader then the screen is blank
> after that. If i plug in a monitor also it will show perfect picture
> on the monitor and it will show the boot loader on both but then after
> the boot loader the tv shows random lines and colors. When it is
> shutting don the tv shows the text sutdown commands no problem. This
> all leads me to beleive that the problem has to do with the XORG
> config and not the drivers. I am fairly new to linux so i do not know
> what to modify or what to change it to. Any help is highly
> appreciated.

Have you tried using the instructions from Jarod's excellent "Howto"?

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