[mythtv-users] Powerstrip modeline not working

Henrik Beckman henrik.list at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 12:45:10 UTC 2007

1)rerun the driver install, your new kernel probably loads the nv driver.

2)maybe you need to edit some file somwhere but its probably easier to find
correct information in a how-to use the nvidia driver for your distribution


On 2/22/07, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > if your using an NVIDIA card with a recent driver
> >
> > How can I tell which driver is being used?
> >
> > > (and if your running
> > > a HDTV you should use the 9xxx series) you can try the ModePool
> > > resolutions. It looks like that model has a 1366x768p native
> > > resolution so try "1366x768_60" as your mode with no modeline, this
> > > should pull it out of the modepool. You'll want to always run in this
> > > resolution for that tv since its the native resolution, though you
> > > could also use "1280x720_60" or "1920x1080_60"(or "1920x1080_60i" if
> > > it won't accept a 1080p signal) since those are the native resolutions
> > > of HDTV sources if your TV won't accept a 1366x768 resolution.
> >
> > The xorg.conf got recreated from scratch as the old one wouldn't work
> > after I upgarded to a newer kernel and nvidia modules. I'm now on
> > 9746. I edited xorg.conf so that it says:
> > But the only resolutions that are available are "800x600" & "640x480".
> > I get this in my log Xorg.0.log:
> >
> > How come it doesn't like 1366x768_60?
> Subsequent to this I noticed that the newly created xorg.conf is using
> the vesa driver not the nvidia driver. I thought this may be the
> problem so I changed it to nvidia, but then X won't start and
> complains that it can't open the nvidia module. I'm totally confused
> now - how come it can't use the nvidia driver?
> Regards,
> Phill
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