[mythtv-users] Help configuring TwinView

Anthony Messina amessina at messinet.com
Wed Jan 24 23:15:46 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-24 at 22:40 +0100, Peter Carlsson wrote:
> Hello!
> I have a Gigabyte GA-K8N51PVMT-9 motherboard with an onboard
> nVidia GeForce 6150 GPU. Could somebody please tell me what
> settings I have to do in /etc/xorg.conf to use TwinView on a
> CRT (well actually an LCD but connected via the onboard VGA)
> and a TV (connected via the onboard COMPONENT).
> The TV should have 720x576 (PAL) and the LCD is capable of
> 1280x1024.

here's my xorg.conf file.  it should point you in the right direction as
i have an lcd attached to 1 output and my projector attached to the
svideo output.  i have exmc enabled on the projector's output for hd
only and it works quite well.

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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