[mythtv-users] On nVidia 6200 can run SVIDEO TVOutFormat, can't run COMPONENT

Alan Calvert cal at graggrag.com
Mon Nov 19 09:26:41 UTC 2007

Levander wrote:
> I've got a Leadtek Winfast A6200 card that's supposed to support 1080i.  But in Xorg.0.log, these are the resolutions it reports my video card supports:
[ ...]
> So, I change the "TVOutFormat" line to "COMPONENT" and restart X.  Now, I don't get any picture at all.
> It's like the nvidia driver is having trouble accessing the "component mode" on my graphics card.
> Maybe there's a way to get component video working?  Is this just a bug in the nvidia driver?

Do you have an appropriate "TVStandard" option set in your xorg.conf?
Chapter 16 of the nvidia README.txt describes the options, and for
1080i I think you'd need   Option "TVStandard" "HD1080i".


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