[mythtv-users] How to default xorg.conf to HDMI

David Knight dlknight at sdf.lonestar.org
Mon Dec 22 09:08:08 UTC 2008

>> > You probably also need to export the EDID data from within the NVIDIA
>> > Settings GUI. Save it the edid.bin to your home directory e.g.
>> > ~/.nVidia-edid/edid.bin. Then add the following to your xorg.conf -
>> >
>> > Option         "CustomEDID" "DFP-0:/home/mythtv/.nVidia-edid/edid.bin"
>> >
>> Thank you for this line.  I have messed with that off and on for a
>> while, but never gotten it to work.  This did the trick for me on the
>> same mobo as the OP.
>> Joel
> I tried it without this line it seems to work.   But I'm not sure about
> the
> results.  I will give this a try and see if it changes anything.
> Thanks for all the suggestions!
> -Mark

NP :) glad to help, I think I had the same issue as you in that if the PC
booted up while the TV was turned off then X didn't select HDMI as the
display device.


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