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Old 06-02-03, 07:09 PM   #1
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Question GeForceFX TVOut

Having trouble getting the TVOut on the GeForceFX 5200 to work under Linux (Slackware 9.0). I have tried NVTV but, it doesn't reconize the card version. Any Ideas?
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Old 06-02-03, 07:43 PM   #2
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Modify your XF86Config file to use TwinView.

eg.
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Section "Device"
Identifier "NVIDIA AGP"
VendorName "nVidia Corporation"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce FX"
Driver "nvidia"
# BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
Option "NVagp" "2"
# Option "PageFlip" "On"
# Option "DPMS"
Option "NoLogo"
Option "CursorShadow" "on"
Option "RenderAccel" "On"
Option "TwinView" "On"
Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-50"
Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "60"
Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
Option "TVOverScan" "0.6"
Option "MetaModes" "1280x1024,640x480;800x600,800x600;640x480,640x480 "
Option "ConnectedMonitor" "crt,tv"
EndSection


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Old 06-03-03, 01:39 AM   #3
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Or do this stuff without twinview or do it in the "dual head" mode

That way is described in Appendix R of the drivers. Setting up tvout without twinview is about similar to setting up a normal videocard. In the monitor section you put the refresh rates of the TV and in the screen or device section the tv specific options (tv system, connector ..).
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