[mythtv-users] Radeon 8500 hdtv questions...

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 16:47:24 UTC 2006

On 2/14/06, yan seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> Steven Adeff wrote:
> >I'll keep this in mind. the modelines the 8500 took from my EDID
> >didn't seem to work (why oh gods of electronics, why?!), but perhaps
> >the 9600 will make them work, who knows.
> >I mayhaps buy one of each (9600 and 5200) and see which I end up
> >liking more. I'm really looking for a card that will properly send a
> >1080i signal to my TV via DVI or Component. My tv is native 1080i but
> >I can't get it to read a 1080i signal via DVI with neither the
> >1920x540 modeline given in the EDID or a 1920x1080i signal that I
> >dragged my other computer that has a 5200 in it (PCIX though) to my tv
> >to test. So who knows, I may just need a new HDTV...
> >
> >
> The only modeline generator that would generate usable modelines for me
> is videogen...
> It's part of debian but I'm sure other distros have it....
> I'm still having an issue with my Sharp failing to sync properly  - it
> seems to think I am sending YMC rather than RGB, and I have to
> reconfigre it every time....  Once I get all this mtyh stuff worked out,
> I'll have to bug Sharp tech support about this....

did you have to do something special to get your ATI card to read
custom modelines? this is the part that really baffles me... that and
where is there a list of the driver commands fglrx accepts? I can't
find them anywhere....


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