[mythtv-users] Re: Need advice with xorg.conf setup
lunchtimelarry at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 21:42:41 UTC 2005
I'm not interested in "twinview" at the moment. I'm just trying to
get it working on the TV-out only.
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 13:01:52 +0100, Trev Jackson
<trev at g7pvs.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> On Monday 28 Mar 2005 03:12, Larry K wrote:
> > Sorry for the duplicate posts. My network connection was going flaky
> > and gmail was timing out.
> > On Sun, 27 Mar 2005 20:40:41 -0500, Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com>
> > > All,
> > >
> > > I have mythtv working, for the most part, but only when my computer
> > > when it's hooked up to the 17" flat panel display that I used for the
> > > initial install. I'm trying to switch over to using a TV by
> > > connecting to the S-video-out jack on my geforce card.
> > >
> > > Is there a preferred process for building/installing/troubleshooting
> > > an xorg.conf file?
> > >
> > > It seems that when I install and test an xorg file that proves to be
> > > invalid, it hangs my system and I have to do a cold reboot. If I try
> > > to switch back to a previous copy of xorg.conf that was known to work
> > > (i.e., with the flat panel monitor hooked up instead of the TV, using
> > > that copy of the xorg.conf file), the sound and/or video drivers
> > > appear to be messed up and I have to go through loads of
> > > retesting/reinstalling drivers to figure out what was broken...
> > >
> > > Is it normal to see this level of frustration with xorg.conf
> > > diagnostics? Am I doing something wrong? Is there some magic command
> > > and/or procedure that I am not aware of?
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