[mythtv-users] Display Problem Using TV Out

Anthony Messina amessina at messinet.com
Wed Feb 28 11:53:00 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 22:44 -0800, Matt Petteys wrote:
>        # suggested by http://ivtvdriver.org/index.php/Howto:XDriver
>        DefaultFbbpp 32

you shouldn't need this part if you are using the svideo out from your
nvidia card.  this ivtvdriver suggestion is if you are using the svideo
out from the wintv-pvr card.

below is my xorg.conf file for a dual head (one monitor, one projector)
display with twinview that i use with excellent results. 

Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier     "TwinView Layout"
	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

Section "Files"
	ModulePath   "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia"
	ModulePath   "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions"
	ModulePath   "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules"
	FontPath     "unix/:7100"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Keyboard0"
	Driver      "kbd"
	Option	    "XkbModel" "pc105"
	Option	    "XkbLayout" "us"

Section "Device"
	Identifier  "Videocard0"
	Driver      "nvidia"
	VendorName  "Dell"
	BoardName   "nVidia Corporation GeForce 7300 LE (rev a1)"
	Option	    "NvAGP" "1"
	Option	    "RenderAccel" "TRUE"
	Option	    "NoLogo" "TRUE"
	Option	    "UseEdidFreqs" "FALSE"
	Option	    "UseDisplayDevice" "DFP-0, TV-0"
	Option	    "TwinView" "TRUE"
	Option	    "NoTwinViewXineramaInfo" "TRUE"
	Option	    "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
	Option	    "MetaModes" "TV-0: 1024x768, DFP-0: 1024x768"
	Option	    "HorizSync" "TV-0: 30-60; DFP-0: 48.4"
	Option	    "VertRefresh" "TV-0: 60; DFP-0: 60"
	Option	    "ConnectedMonitor" "TV-0, DFP-0"
	Option	    "DPMS"
	BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen0"
	Device     "Videocard0"
	DefaultDepth     24
	Option	    "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
	Option	    "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
	Option	    "TVOverScan" "0.64"

Anthony -  http://messinet.com - http://messinet.com/~amessina/gallery
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