[mythtv-users] Laptop Video out?

Greg Oliver goliver at cistera.com
Mon Mar 6 18:33:41 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-03-05 at 01:05, Andrew Bassett wrote:

> I just tried using my laptop as a remote frontend, but things didn't 
> "Just Work". However, by adding the standard svideo stuff to my xorg.conf:
> Option      "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
> Option      "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
> Option      "ConnectedMonitor" "TV"
> Things work fine on the TV. The quality is actually quite excellent. 
> However, my laptop screen went blank, which if I remember correctly is 
> what it's supposed to do. I googled around and found a doc for ubuntu 
> [http://doc.gwos.org/index.php/NvidiaTvOut] to have 2 screens next to 
> each other, but I would prefer to see the exact same image on both 
> screens. Is this something that is even possible?

TwinViewMode "clone"

or something really close is what you are looking for.  Go to nvidia's
website and search the FAQs for twinview.  There will only be about 5
links - one is for TV-OUT and another is configuring.  The twinview
modes are listed in those.


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