[mythtv-users] Looking for help with xorg.conf

Andrew Davis andrew at nccomp.com
Fri Sep 29 18:18:14 UTC 2006

Patrick Ouellette wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 10:36:44AM -0700, Andrew Davis wrote:
>>> Option "ConnectedMonitor"  "TV, DFP"
>>> These are from the nVidia 9625 driver (currently available as a beta
>>> driver from nVidia).  Options for connected monitor are:
>>> TV
>>> DFP (digital flat panel)
>>> CRT (traditional monitor)
>> So in the above, a TV is a traditional TV while DFP would be an LCD *or* 
>> an HD-type TV (plasma)? I'm confused on how they define TV since so many 
>> newer TVs are also monitors. Do I assume CRT for a CRT, DFP for an LCD, 
>> and TV for a TV regardless of the type of TV? I guess put another way, 
>> is a widescreen plasma considered a TV or a DFP by nvidia?
> I believe DFP covers any monitor connected through the DVI port, CRT is
> the vga port and TV covers s-video, component, and composite.
Thanks... that helps. So that means that if I move my LCD monitor to the 
VGA port and run a DVI to HDMI adaptor to my TV, then I set it up as a 
DFP, but if I use the dongle and go with either s-video and component, 
then I call it a "TV" when setting up the xorg.conf?

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