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

James Abernathy jfabernathy at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 12:25:51 UTC 2021


On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 8:56 PM Stephen Worthington <
stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz> wrote:

> 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.
>
>
I removed that option and it still is working, so as you suggested, it's
not needed.

Jim A
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