[mythtv-users] Video problems

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 07:17:47 UTC 2007

On 19/11/2007, Myth User <MythUser at shaw.ca> wrote:
> Fisrt off, thanks to all that have helped me get my MythTV box to where it
> is.
> I have a bit of a problem though. I can start up MythTV and it will displey
> on both my TV and my Monitor, if I try to show any type of video signal, it
> shows on the monitor, but not on the TV. All I get is a blank screen. No
> overlay, no video, nothing.
> I am using Firewire to import the video from my set top box, and I use an
> ATI All in Wonder Radion 9600 and the propritary ATI driver.
> I have the TV connected via an S-video cable, but I have also tried the
> component video cable and nothing changes...
> I have tried changing the Draw agent from QT to OpenGL, and all that does is
> slow down the UI. I have tried to go though all the settings on both the
> front and back ends, and I cant find anythigng that could change this.
> Does anybody know what could be wrong?

Your video card/driver likely only allows video overlay on one output.

Nick Morrott

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