[mythtv-users] Setting EDID for a TV

James Crow james at ultratans.com
Thu Jun 11 18:41:20 UTC 2009

Steven Adeff wrote:
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> When the display is "a big mess" have you checked Xorg.0.log to see if
> it gives a clue as to why? (like it's not properly loading the EDID
> from the tv).
> One thing I did was to save the EDID.bin file to the PC and have the
> nvidia driver load that EDID instead of trying to obtain it from the
> TV. This solved my issue of the TV and/or receiver not being on and
> the PC not receiving the EDID from the TV which would cause a similar
> "big mess" of a display issue I had.
To get the EDID you can run the nvidia x control program and it has an 
option to save the EDID to a file. You can also start the X server with 
logverbose 6 and the raw EDID bits will be in the Xorg.0.log file.


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