[mythtv-users] DVI vs VGA and HDTV

jack snodgrass mrlinuxgroups at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 10:55:07 UTC 2007

On 9/14/07, mlists <mlists at dressler.ca> wrote:
> > First of all... is this the primary or secondary monitor on your video card?
> > If it's the secondary monitor... was the cable connected to the card when you
> > booted? A lot of this secondary / DVI monitor setup stuff happens when the
> > box is booted and if you don't have a cable connected, the card detects this
> > and disabled the port on the board. If you plug in a cable after the fact, you
> > see nothing on the screen.
> >
> > On both of my NVIDIA boards that are connected to HDTV monitors via $5
> > DVI->HDMI cables, I see the normal bios boot up messages when my boxes
> > boot.
> >
> Tried what you suggested but I'm not getting anything coming on the
> screen with dvi to hdmi.  None of the boot up text or anything.
> Norm

what about the Xorg.0.log file that is generated at x start time? does it
detect the second monitor?


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