[mythtv-users] Can you probe an nvidia card to get current modeline?
gtm.kramer at inter.nl.net
Sun Feb 19 18:06:10 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 13:57 -0500, R. G. Newbury wrote:
> This should be noted in the How-To!
> Steven Adeff wrote:
> > On 2/14/06, Richard Bronosky <mythtv at bronosky.com> wrote:
> >> I would love to know what resolution (and other mode detail) my nvidia
> >> card is putting out at a given point in time. My TV switches mode from
> >> 1080i to 720p to 480p as I do different tasks. I'd like to be able to
> >> see what the card is delivering to cause the TV to change modes.
> >> I tried reading
> >> http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86_40/1.0-2880/README.txt which did
> >> teach me about /proc/driver/nvidia/agp/* but those files don't contain
> >> that kind of info.
> >> Suggestions?
> > run xrandr and you should get an output similar to:
> > SZ: Pixels Physical Refresh
> > *0 1280 x 768 ( 452mm x 271mm ) *60
> > 1 1024 x 768 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 2 848 x 480 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 3 800 x 600 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 4 720 x 576 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 5 720 x 480 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 6 640 x 480 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 7 640 x 400 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 8 640 x 350 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 9 512 x 384 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 10 400 x 600 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 11 320 x 480 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > 12 320 x 400 ( 452mm x 271mm ) 60
> > Current rotation - normal
> > Current reflection - none
> > Rotations possible - normal
> > Reflections possible - none
> > which is my laptop, the *'d line is your current mode.
If you really only want the modeline parameters use xvidtune, it will
give you the exact timing.
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