[mythtv-users] GeForce 3 Ti200 xorg.conf

Scott Bickford bic1ster at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 11:51:53 UTC 2007

I am having problems with GF 3 Ti 200 outputting to TV. Using nvidia 9631...
Basically, cannot seem to get xorg.conf setup right for this old card and

selected xorg log:

X Window System Version 7.1.1
Release Date: 12 May 2006
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 7.1.1
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.9-42.0.8.ELsmp i686 Red Hat, Inc.
Current Operating System: Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.20-1.2944.fc6 #1
SMP Tue Apr 10 18:46:45 EDT 2007 i686
Build Date: 08 April 2007
Build ID: xorg-x11-server 1.1.1-47.8.fc6
Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present


(II) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA GPU GeForce3 Ti 200 at PCI:2:0:0 (GPU-0)
(--) NVIDIA(0): Memory: 65536 kBytes
(--) NVIDIA(0): VideoBIOS:
(II) NVIDIA(0): Detected AGP rate: 4X
(--) NVIDIA(0): Interlaced video modes are not supported on this GPU
(--) NVIDIA(0): Connected display device(s) on GeForce3 Ti 200 at PCI:2:0:0:
(--) NVIDIA(0): (null) TV Encoder (TV-0)
(--) NVIDIA(0): (null) TV Encoder (TV-0): 165.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
(--) NVIDIA(0): TV encoder: (null)
(II) NVIDIA(0): Assigned Display Device: TV-0
(WW) NVIDIA(0): No valid modes for "800x600"; removing.
(WW) NVIDIA(0): Unable to validate any modes; falling back to the default
(WW) NVIDIA(0): "nvidia-auto-select".
(II) NVIDIA(0): Validated modes:
(II) NVIDIA(0): "nvidia-auto-select"
(II) NVIDIA(0): Virtual screen size determined to be 800 x 600

selected xorg.conf:

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

Section "Files"
# RgbPath is the location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.

# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.

RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
FontPath "unix/:7100"

Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "fbdevhw"
Load "glx"
Load "record"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
Load "v4l"
#Load "dri"

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce"
#Option "TwinView"
#Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
Option "ConnectedMonitor" "TV-0"
#Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-50"
#Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "60"
Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
Option "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
Option "TVOverScan" "0.6"
Option "MetaModes" "800x600"

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "800x600_60"

I commneted out twinview and Horizontal as xorg log said it didn't recognize
them for my card and driver didn't understand respectively...
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