[mythtv-users] Can't start mythfrontend with TV off since moving to Intel graphics

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 23:38:32 UTC 2020

On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 7:41 PM Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:

> Hope someone has some more suggestions. Here are various logs:

Realistically, given that many newer PCs
support multiple video outputs, it is hard
for an app to know what to do when there
are none active.  Ideally an app will
automatically adjust to new displays as
they are added, or existing displays are
removed, and resolutions are modified
but even that gets "complicated".

Before there was the ability for many video
drivers to add EDID values, and for TVs
and AVRs without override capabilities, it
was common practice for those in the higher
end video world to use an EDID emulator,
which dealt with the reality of both missing,
late, or just plain wrong EDID values.  They
are still sold because sometimes they are
necessary in the real world with real

Sometimes the old ways are the best and
fastest ways to reduce the pulling out of
the hair (and as I recall the prices for the
knockoffs are now not totally unreasonable).

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