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mikeraach 09-29-02 12:35 AM

Tv-out help
I've been trying to get TV-out to work with no luck. I am running Suse 8.0 and I have the nvidia drivers working fine (version 3123). Glx works great.

I have a leadteck Ti4200 with DFP, CRT, and tv out (svideo). Here is what my XF86Config file that contains the stuff for video out:

Section "Screen"
DefaultDepth 16
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768" "640x480" "800x600"
Device "Device[0]"
Identifier "Screen[0]"
Monitor "Monitor[0]"
Option "TwinView"
Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-50"
Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "60"
Option "MetaModes" "1600x1200, 800x600 @1600x1200; 1024x768, 800x600 @1600x
1200; 800x600, 800x600 @1600x1200"
Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
Option "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT, TV"

With this above config, I get the error dump when trying to startx with an error saying 'cannot find sreens'. If I change the ConnectedMonitor to just "TV" and startx, X gets loaded to my tv just fine. But when I change ConnectedMonitor to "CRT", nothing happens, just black screen, I can't even CTRL+AlT+F1 out of it. I have to reboot my computer.

I've seen other people use the above config and it work for them. Why does this not work for me?

Thank you for your time.

titan3025 09-29-02 01:21 PM

If you understand german, you can read my tv-out howto.
You can find it on iofcea.de.


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