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

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 13:06:14 UTC 2007

On 30/11/2007, Marc Barrett <mnealbarrett at cox.net> 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.

Looks like either your card is outputting, or your TV is sensing, a
composite video signal instead of S-Video. Please post the device
section from your xorg.conf and the nvidia/nv driver version.

Nick Morrott

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