[mythtv-users] TV-Out on an nVidia GeForce 7100GS

Harry Devine lifter89 at comcast.net
Mon Aug 20 23:24:35 UTC 2007


I am trying to get the TV-Out working from my nVidia GeForce 7100GS card via S-Video to my Samsung 46" DLP TV.  The current PC connection works fine, but I'd like to put the TV into AV1 mode to access my MythTV box.

Whenever I switch over to that input, my TV gives me a message on the screen saying "Check Cable Signal".  I know that the cable is connected on both ends correctly.  Would getting a DVI->Composite Video or DVI->HDMI cable work better?

Here's my xorg.conf file (minus the Keyboard/Mouse entries), if anyone thinks it'll help:
Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
Option "ConnectedMontior" "TV"
Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
Option "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
EndSection
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1280x960" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1152x864" "1024x768" "1024x768" "800x600" "800x600" "640x480" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection
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