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Old 10-07-03, 12:50 PM   #1
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Default Using TV-Out screws up console

Hi there !

Having connected my TV to my graphics card, I have the following Problem:
Whenever I startup an X-server, the font on my virtual consoles becomes blue. When I kill X and start again, the font is not readeble anymore. Unplugging the TV seems to help, but that would be quite annoying...
The problem appears even when I start an X-server that does not use the TV-out at all.
General info about my setup:

2 GeForce2 MX 400 graphics devices, one AGP with TV, one PCI without.
I use two different XF86Configs for TwinView with TV or with the two cards. The one for the TV configuration is attached below.

Any suggestions are welcome, thanks in advance,


system stuff:

- Athlon 1GHz
- 2 GeForce2 MX 400 (AGP and PCI)
- Gentoo Linux with Kernel 2.4.22
- NVidia Drivers 1.0-4496, obtained via the Gentoo "Portage" system
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Old 10-08-03, 10:06 PM   #2
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I also have a mx400 tv-out. I don't have such a problem, but I use 4349. My config is also the same as yours, except that I use 640x480 mode for tv-out.
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