[mythtv-users] PVR-350 and TV Out - can't get it working

Dan Ritter dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Thu Mar 8 20:00:56 UTC 2007


On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 02:35:58PM -0500, R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Check out: http://intellinuxgraphics.org/documentation.html
> 
> You need:
> 	Option "XvMCSurfaces" "7" #This is the line which turns on XvMC	
> 	Option "XVideo" "True"
> 	Option "MonitorLayout" "CRT,TV"  (or LFP or DFP instead of CRT)
> 
> NOTA BENE:     "The driver makes use of the video BIOS to program video 
> modes for the 830M and later. This limits the video modes that can be 
> used to those provided by the video BIOS, and to those that will fit 
> into the amount of video memory that the video BIOS is aware of."

I believe the workaround for this is the program called
i855resolution or 915resolution, which will poke values into the
right places in the video BIOS. You would have to run this each
boot-time.



-dsr-

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