[mythtv-users] Can't start mythfrontend with TV off since moving to Intel graphics
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Sat Oct 31 09:39:56 UTC 2020
On 28/10/2020 09:06, James Linder wrote:
> Paul, late wade in, so excuse any rubbish, and top post because THIS is thee meat, below may be of interest.
> All my custom and EDID overide was of no avail to my headless backend.
> xrandr dis sort out the display issues. IIRC I setup a systemd task to do it after boot
Do you remember anything more of this? I tried various uses of xrandr in
my .xinitrc file, just before it starts mythfrontend. I'm not sure how
to involve systemd: I didn't think xrandr could do anything until the X
server is up.
I have a workaround for now: on Gary's advice, I bought an EDID
emulator. The EDID it fakes is pretty useless, not even having a 24fps
mode, but it does fool the system into thinking a monitor is connected,
and I can use the CustomEDID option to get the correct modes.
I'm still interested in other solutions, particularly Mark's thoughts on
having mythfrontend handle monitor changes.
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