[mythtv-users] TV signal out?

John Kichury jjk439 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 12:05:33 UTC 2006

On Dec 29, 2006, at 1:21 PM, Stef Coene wrote:

> On Friday 29 December 2006 16:27, Trent Carbe wrote:
>> Hi again,
>>   The link is for the Windows world, and I have done this exactly
>> when I
>> had Win98 installed on the laptop. With Win98 I got picture onto
>> the TV by
>> pressing the 'Fn' key and 'F5'.
> Are you sure this is not working?  On my thinkpad, I can use fn +
> f5 to active
> the vga out in linux and windows.  This is a hardware switch, so it
> works
> regardless the os.
> For the compaq laptop I once tried, if I connect the tv-out before
> powering on
> the laptop, everything is displayed on the tv.  Including the
> compaq logo and
> the bios stuff.

On a Dell Latitude D600 I can get the gui display on the VGA output
but playing video (myth live tv or any movie with mplayer) just displays
black in the window.
Works fine on the LCD display though.

- John
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