[mythtv-users] Output to monitor and TV - how?

JCA 1.41421 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 23:08:20 UTC 2007

>> I am running MythTV 0.20 on a Slackware 11.0 box with a
>> kernel. My video card is an Nvidia GEForce FX 5200, and it is
>> connected to my TV by an S-Video cable. I have an xorg.conf file
>> (which I am attaching) that I have put together, hoping to get my
>> display both on my CRT monitor and TV simultaneously. So far, no luck.
> I have the 5200 as well and display the same output on the monitor and TV.
> The phrase you need to look for is "twinview". I found the information in
> the nvidia readme.
> Adding these lines in the device section of xorg should do it.
> # for twinview
> Option "Twinview"
> Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
> Option "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT,TV"

   I am confused. Are there not two Device sections - one for the CRT,
one for the TV? Actually, could you please post your xorg.conf file?

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