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Old 03-26-08, 04:03 PM   #1
EvilGuru
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Default TV Out Problems w/GF4

Hi,

I have an GeForce 4 MX which I would like to connect to my TV. So I plugged an S-Video => Composite adapter into the S-Video out on my card which I then connected to my 14" TV. (I live in the UK so I used PAL-I). I can not, however, for the life of me get the driver to recognise the TV. It keeps saying it can not be found.

There is nothing but the TV connected. I have tried two s-video => composite adapters as well as saying: Option "TVOutFormat" "COMPOSITE" to no avail.

Here is my xorg config file and the Xorg.log:
Code:
Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Default Layout"
    Screen      0  "Default Screen" 0 0
    InputDevice    "Generic Keyboard" "CoreKeyboard"
    InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
EndSection

Section "Files"
EndSection

Section "Module"
    Load           "glx"
    Load           "v4l"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "auto"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/psaux"
    Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier     "Generic Keyboard"
    Driver         "kbd"
    Option         "XkbRules" "xorg"
    Option         "XkbModel" "pc105"
    Option         "XkbLayout" "gb"
    Option         "XkbOptions" "lv3:ralt_switch"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Configured Monitor"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Configured Video Device"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA"
    BoardName      "NVIDIA GeForce4 (generic)"
    BusID          "PCI:1:0:0"
    Option         "TVStandard" "PAL-I"
    Option         "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
    Option         "TVOverScan" "0.6"
    Option "UseDisplayDevice" "TV"
    #Screen          0
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Default Screen"
    Device         "Configured Video Device"
    Monitor        "Configured Monitor"
    DefaultDepth    24
    SubSection     "Display"
        #Virtual     640 480
        Depth       24
        Modes      "nvidia-auto-select"
    EndSubSection
EndSection
Code:
(II) Setting vga for screen 0.
(**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
(==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
(==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "TVStandard" "PAL-I"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "TVOverScan" "0.6"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "UseDisplayDevice" "TV"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Enabling RENDER acceleration
(**) NVIDIA(0): Forcing SVIDEO output
(**) NVIDIA(0): TV Standard string: "PAL-I"
(II) NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damage and Composite X extensions is
(II) NVIDIA(0):     enabled.
(II) NVIDIA(GPU-0): No display devices connected; falling back to: CRT-0
(WW) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Unable to read EDID for display device CRT-0
(II) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA GPU GeForce4 MX 440 at PCI:1:0:0 (GPU-0)
(--) NVIDIA(0): Memory: 65536 kBytes
(--) NVIDIA(0): VideoBIOS: 04.17.00.24.46
(II) NVIDIA(0): Detected AGP rate: 4X
(--) NVIDIA(0): Interlaced video modes are supported on this GPU
(--) NVIDIA(0): Connected display device(s) on GeForce4 MX 440 at PCI:1:0:0:
(--) NVIDIA(0):     CRT-0
(--) NVIDIA(0): CRT-0: 350.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
(WW) NVIDIA(0): Option "UseDisplayDevice" requested "TV", but no unused TVs
(WW) NVIDIA(0):     are available.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Option "UseDisplayDevice" "TV" converted to "".
(WW) NVIDIA(0): Unable to find any of the requested display device "" in the
(WW) NVIDIA(0):     list of available display devices "CRT-0".
(II) NVIDIA(0): Assigned Display Device: CRT-0
(II) NVIDIA(0): Validated modes:
(II) NVIDIA(0):     "nvidia-auto-select"
(II) NVIDIA(0): Virtual screen size determined to be 640 x 480
(++) NVIDIA(0): DPI set to (100, 100); computed from -dpi X commandline option
(--) Depth 24 pixmap format is 32 bpp
Regards, Freddie.
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Old 05-08-08, 10:09 PM   #2
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Default Re: TV Out Problems w/GF4

Hi,

Probably won't help but I had same problem (with FX5200) till I actually plugged in my TV, turned it on and set it to the video input.

I also have some extras in my Monitor definition:

Code:
Section "Monitor"
        Identifier   "Monitor1"
        HorizSync 30-50
        VertRefresh 60
EndSection
Perhaps you could try another TV, too?

My full xorg.conf in case it helps:

Code:
Section "ServerLayout"
        Identifier     "X.org Configured"
        Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
        Screen      1  "Screen1" rightOf "Screen0"
        InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
        InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
#       RgbPath      "/usr/lib/X11/rgb"
#       ModulePath   "/usr/lib/modules"
        FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/misc/"
        FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/TTF/"
        FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/Type1/"
        FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/CID/"
        FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/"
        FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/"
EndSection

Section "Module"
        Load  "extmod"
        Load  "xtrap"
        Load  "record"
        Load  "dbe"
        Load  "freetype"
        Load  "type1"
        Load  "glx"
        Load  "dri"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Keyboard0"
        Driver      "kbd"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Mouse0"
        Driver      "mouse"
        Option      "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
        Option      "Device" "/dev/input/mouse0"
        Option      "Buttons" "5"
        Option      "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier   "Monitor0"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier   "Monitor1"
        HorizSync 30-50
        VertRefresh 60
EndSection

Section "Device"
   Identifier      "Device0" 
   Driver          "nvidia" 
   BusID           "PCI:01:00:00" #adjust using 'lspci' or cat /proc/pci 
   Screen 0 
   Option "NvAGP" "1"
EndSection

Section "Device"
   Identifier      "Device1" 
   Driver          "nvidia" 
   BusID           "PCI:01:00:00" #adjust using 'lspci' or cat /proc/pci 
   Screen          1
   Option "NvAGP" "1"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "Device0"
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24
                Modes "1024x768"
        EndSubSection
        Option "UseDisplayDevice" "CRT"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen1"
        Device     "Device1"
        Monitor    "Monitor1"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24
                Modes "nvidia-auto-select"
        EndSubSection
        Option "TVStandard" "PAL-B"
        Option "UseDisplayDevice" "TV-0"
        Option "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
EndSection
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