[mythtv-users] DVI Output to HDTV

Tom Greer trgreer at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 21:59:56 UTC 2007

On 3/2/07, Ed O'Brien <ed3120[at]yahoo.com> wrote:
> Is anyone out there using DVI output successfully to their HDTV?
> I had my 1080i modeline working perfectly on the VGA out, and now I'm
> trying to switch to DVI out. I added the following lines to my xorg.confand I can get a signal, but only a 480p signal, despite my
> xorg.conf being configured to put out a 1080i modeline. (which works by
> default on my VGA out)
> Option "ConnectedMonitor" "DFP"
> Option "UseDisplayDevice" "DFP-0"
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Ed

I have had this running successfully for quite a while.  I go from DVI
through an adapter to a typical HDMI cable.

I have found that the TV has to be switched on and displaying the HDMI
input in order for the EDID autosensing to work.  Otherwise, I end up
with 800x600 by default.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list