[mythtv-users] Howto avoid: turning on TV before booting mythtv-box?
christianh at edmi.com.au
Tue Dec 4 08:52:40 UTC 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Mark Nellemann
> Sent: Tuesday, 4 December 2007 4:34 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Howto avoid: turning on TV before
> booting mythtv-box?
> I know this is not a mythtv problem, but rather a (nvidia) driver/X
> configuration issue, but there's a good chance someone on
> this list has
> a solution :)
> I'm using a nvidia 7300 PCI-e gfx card connected to my SONY tv through
> HDMI. My guess is that the GFX card only "opens" the HDMI port if
> there's something connected (a turned on TV) when the PC is
> turned on.
> Is there anyway to force the HDMI connection open when the
> nvidia driver
> loads? Or do I really need to turn on the TV and reboot...
Capture the EDID from the external display (nvidia-settings can do it)
and then specify it with the CustomEDID option in xorg.conf - think you
need to use ConnectedMonitor as well.
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