[mythtv-users] Can't get a stable xorg.conf file

Dave squilla.dave at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 07:19:13 UTC 2007

Backup your old /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.old and
use mine (find attached)
I have the nvidia driver which works fine.
You are correct about the sound card.
Use your normal monitor to get it all working - tweaking for tv comes later.

On 08/03/07, MythTV <MythTV at assuredsolutions.com> wrote:
> David,
> > I'm no expert but if I was in your shoes I'd be worried about this bit
> > of your log.
> >
> >
> > (WW) NVIDIA(0): No modes were requested; the default
> >> mode "nvidia-auto-select"
> Thank you for pointing this out.  I don't yet have a clue about how
> to read this file.  I think you were answering my one question:
> >> Should I be able to transplant this xorg.conf into place on my FC6
> >> and everything work correctly?  Or are there other factors that make
> >> my video issues unique?
> As you suggested, I'll go back and work with an old xorg.conf file
> that I built that specified resolution.  However, before I start
> another month's worth of tinkering, can you or someone answer my
> questions below?  It would take some of the guess work out of my
> tinkering.
> Please see the original email for the background, but the original
> questions are:
> * Would working with the Samsung monitor provide me any better
> environment while trying to build this thing?
> * Should I expect to use 'nvidia', 'nvidia-1.0-9746', 'nv', or
> something else?
> * Is going to System->Administration->Soundcard Detection and hearing
> the cords an acceptable way to determine if my sound card is working?
> If not, then how should I check for sound card initialization?
> Rob
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