[mythtv-users] Powerstrip modeline not working
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 14:47:40 UTC 2007
On 2/22/07, Cory Papenfuss <papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu> wrote:
> >> HorizSync 30.0 - 95.0
> >> VertRefresh 50.0 - 150.0
> >> Option "DPMS"
> >> Modeline "coryntscp" 28.636 720 760 824 910 480 484 492 525
> >> Modeline "coryntsci" 28.636 720 760 824 910 480 484 492 525
> >> interlace
> >> EndSection
> >> All you did was say, "use the mode named 1366x768_60," but you
> >> never defined what that mode was.
> > Not true, the NVIDIA drivers have what they call a ModePool, which is
> > used when the driver detects and EDID monitor (which is why you
> > shouldn't completely disable EDID). This basically allows you to
> > "create" modes without modelines. What it does is takes the
> > information you give it, <x-res>x<y-res>_<freq><i>
> > I put more information in the modeline database page on the wiki,
> > http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Modeline_Database#NVIDIA_Driver_ModePool
> > Phill, once you get the nvidia driver installed, paste your X log and
> > relevant xorg.conf sections (monitor and screen sections). Also look
> > through the above modeline database wiki page, especially at the user
> > submitted modelines area as you will probably have to use some of the
> > ModeValidation options to get things to work properly.
> For *SOME* modes. I've never seen one that uses a nice-n-sane
> HxV_F, but that may have changed since the last time I looked. Last time
> I relied on that, it sucked because it only had a handful of common modes
> (1024x768, 1280x1024, 1600x1200, etc).
Yea, the new method they use (at least in the 9xxx series) is to take
what you type and create a valid modeline out of it. I don't know if
it works for really oddball resolutions, but for the common monitor,
hdtv and tv resolutions and frequencies it works great.
> Bottom line... not enough of the xorg.conf file and Xorg.0.log
> file to tell what the problems is.
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