[mythtv-users] Dual-monitor display for MythTV/PVR-350/Nvidia
myth at dgreaves.com
Tue Jun 29 09:39:24 EDT 2004
Dudley Atkinson wrote:
>>So it looks like the independent fbs are working?
>>They can't both be /dev/fb0 check your dmesgs - if the nv device starts
>>first it'll get /dev/fb0 and the PVR'll get /dev/fb1.
>That's the thing, the independent /dev/fbx;s arent initiating correctly.
>When ivtv_fb loads in the startup process, it grabs /dev/fb0. Then when I
>start the nvidia driver with modprobe no /dev/fbx is made. Then when X fires
>up the nvidia driver to run the display, it tries to make itself /dev/fb0
>and the stack of cards falls down.
>Somehow the nvidia driver isn't aware of the pre-existing /dev/fb0, and I
>don't know how to tell it about it. Or how to force the ivtv_fb to pick
>another number. Maybe the answer lies in the aliases file, but I don't
Can you reverse the module load order?
I know that the ivtv will grab /dev/fb1 - it's done that on mine
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