[mythtv-users] Help getting HDMI to work for mythfrontend

Alessandro alessandro.campobassi at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 14:48:14 UTC 2010

> weird that it still read from the EDID, even though you have the
> option not to, I guess this is related to the CustomEDID forcing it
> way.
> So you have 4 1440x900 modes
> Remove the :  "UseEDIDFreqs" "False" line

> Restart X and try to go through all the 1440x900 modelines
> DISPLAY=:0.0 xrandr --output default --mode "1440x900" -r x (where x
> is 50 to 53 inclusive, 52 with UseEDIDFreqs set to true)
> If that still doesn't work...

Thanks for your help, but sadly - no, none of those worked :(

> You should post on the nvidia linux forum:
> http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=14

Ok - I'll try posting there, surely someone is using the same TV somewhere?!!

> There are many TVs not accepting their native resolution when using
> hdmi and they only take official one like 1280x720 or 1920x1080. Your
> TV accepts those, try with them (DISPLAY=:0.0 xrandr --output default --mode "1280x720")

Neither of those worked either :(

back to the drawing board I go!
Cheers again

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