[mythtv-users] TV-Out nVidia 6200

Norm mlists at dressler.ca
Thu Sep 28 14:39:27 UTC 2006

I was doing this successfully by setting up two monitors not using
twinview.  When you startup your desktop you would have two desktops --
one on your computer monitor and another on your TV-out -- both with
their own resolutions.

Google for two monitor configs -- its fairly straightforward.


On Thu, 2006-09-28 at 10:01 -0400, Sergei Gerasenko wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I'm almost done with tweaking my setup. The only thing left is
> connecting my PC to a TV. The thing is I want to continue using the box
> as a computer and only occasionally do I want to watch TV on it. 
> Last night I modified my device section as follows. The commented lines is what
> I added. This worked but my monitor resolution dropped to something like
> 800x600. Is there a way to keep my monitor resolution intact and still have
> TV-out?
> Section "Device"
>   Identifier  "NVIDIA Corporation NV40 [GeForce 6200 TurboCache]"
>   Driver    "nvidia"
>   BusID   "PCI:4:0:0"
>   #Option "TwinView"
>   #Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync"     "30-50"
>   #Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh"   "60"
>   #Option "MetaModes" "1024x768, 1024x768; 800x600, 800x600; 640x480, 640x480;"
>   #Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
> EndSection
> Thanks,
>   Sergei
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