[mythtv-users] OT: Strange problems with an nvidia fx 5200

Jeremy Baker jab at muskokatech.ca
Fri Nov 30 13:05:20 UTC 2007

On November 30, 2007 07:49:33 am Marc Barrett wrote:
> I am trying to get the s-video out to work on an nvidia GeForce FX 5200
> video card.  For some reason, everything appears black-and-white on
> my TV, no color at all.  This happens no matter what operating system
> I've tried, so I have a feeling it may be a problem with the card itself,
> but other than this I have had no problems with the card at all.  I've
> tried four different s-video cables, so that can't be the problem.  I'm
> just wondering if maybe someone else has had a similar problem
> and solved it.
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Assuming you are using the proprietary nvidia drivers in linux, do you have 
these two lines in your xorg.conf file?

	Option	    "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
	Option	    "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"

Jeremy Baker <jab at muskokatech.ca>
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