[mythtv-users] Video and sound turning off for 2 seconds then returning

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Tue Jul 27 00:55:40 UTC 2021


On Mon, 26 Jul 2021 11:25:22 -0400, you wrote:

>On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 11:05 AM Stephen Worthington <
>stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:16:48 -0400, you wrote:
>>
>> >Thanks for the suggestions.  What I'm testing right now is using an
>> >edid.bin file.
>> >I stopped gdm.service while at a console and generated it. I put the
>> >edid.bin in /etc/X11/ along with my xorg.conf file below:
>> >
>> >Section "Device"
>> >        Identifier  "Card0"
>> >       Driver      "intel"
>> >       Option         "ConnectedMonitor" "HMMI-1"
>> >       Option         "CustomEDID" "HDMI-1:/etc/X11/edid.bin"
>> >       Option         "IgnoreEDID" "false"
>> >       Option         "UseEDID" "true"
>> >EndSection
>> >
>> >It seemed to take effect because if I compare the log files with and
>> >without my xorg.conf file I see that it doesn't scan and print out the
>> EDID
>> >as it does in the standard boot.
>> >
>> >So it's working now, I'll just test switching away from the PC with the
>> >Switch to see if it truly works.
>> >
>> >Again, thanks all for your help.
>> >
>> >Jim A
>>
>> I can see a typo there - "HMMI-1" should be "HDMI-1".
>>
>
>Thanks, I fixed it and rebooted. No change. Still working.  Xserver must
>have a do_what_I_mean subroutine. :-)
>
>Jim A

My guess is that the "ConnectedMonitor" option is not necessary as the
"CustomEDID" option has HDMI-1: in it, so X just ignored the bad
"ConnectedMonitor" option.  If so, the "ConnectedMonitor" line could
just be removed and it should still work.


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