[mythtv-users] Mythtv and ATI TV-OUT
jishywa at wi.rr.com
Thu Apr 1 01:55:19 EST 2004
Using the ATI proprietary drivers, run fglrxconfig and proceed to activate
TV out, choose clone mode, then when it asks your display config, choose
option 11. That one is Primary -> TV out, Secondary -> Autodetect. That way
your monitor still works, but the TV will be considered the primary display
for Xv and such. If you're looking for true dual head, good luck :-/ The
above worked on my 9200SE that I bought specifically for this box.
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Oliver Groht
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 10:32 AM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: [mythtv-users] Mythtv and ATI TV-OUT
i am really new in mythtv. This Program is really great and thanks for all
I have successfully compiled a cvs version of mythtv. Everything is working
fine for me.
But- the next step is watching live tv over my tv-out connector.
I'm not sure that my problem is a real myth problem or a general X11 Driver
Here is my Problem description and environment:
ATI Radeon 9600 Pro with TV-Out (I want to use them...) PVR350 as MPEG Card
VIA Chipset with AMD Athlon
Original ATI Driver for Linux in Version: fglrx-4.3.0-3.7.6
X11 in Version 126.96.36.199
Linux Distribution based on SuSE Linux 9.0 Prof with Kernel 2.6.4 and some
needed Packages for mythtv
I use a special clone mode for dual viewing on my LCD and TV. I can switch
this mode on or off in the ATI Control Center.
If i switch "clone mode" on i can see my X11 Screen on my TV. This is what i
want, but if i am watching live TV with xv support in X11 then is my window
on TV black. if i switch xv support off in my x11 config then it's possible
to watch both live-tv on my LCD and TV but the pictures are very choppy and
it's impossible to enjoy mythtv.
Now, i have spend a lot of time in resolving this problem, and my girlfriend
doesn't know my name anymore... and i have no more Ideas.
Has anybody some experience in watching live tv with ati cards and xv
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