[mythtv-users] Can't get TV-Out to work - need help

Scott Traurig straurig at comcast.net
Sun Jan 13 01:53:01 UTC 2008

>Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 11:55:59 -0500
>From: Don Brett <dlbrett at zoominternet.net>
>I have a MythTv box that used to work fine (Fedora 6 with Jarods 
>guide).  I did some changes, which degraded into a rebuild of the box.  
>So now I have Fedora 7 with Mythtv installed by following Jarod's guide, 
>but I can't get tvout to work correctly.
>Live TV works on the monitor.  I get text on the TV while it's booting , 
>but nothing from X and nothing from Live TV.  Any suggestions on what I 
>missed?  Thanks,


I have a composite only setup. I had to do two things: 1) NOT have a VGA
monitor attached and 2) change my xorg.conf file to explicitly enable the
composite output...

Section "Device"

	Option "TVOutFormat" "Composite"


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