[mythtv-users] Video and sound turning off for 2 seconds then returning
jfabernathy at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 00:14:49 UTC 2021
On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 11:25 AM James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com>
> 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"
>> >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
>> >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
I thought this solution sounded familiar so I checked some of my saved
files for my Raspberry Pi 4. Apparently I had the problem there and I used
a utility to capture the EDID and load it at boot using a parameter in the
/boot/config.txt file used by the RPi4
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