[mythtv-users] xorg.conf for Nvidia and DVI to HDMI cable.
jyavenard at gmail.com
Mon May 4 07:23:38 UTC 2009
2009/5/4 Misty P <mistyp at thekorn.net>:
> There is nothing to specify whether you're using DVI or HDMI; to your card
> they are functionally identical. (Well, unless you try and send audio down
> a DVI cable, that is. Technically you can't do that.)
of course you can...
Audio doesn't use different wires/pins in HDMI, it's all embedded
within the TMDS signal. DVI and HDMI carries the same electric signal.
So you could perfectly do something like:
HDMI -> DVI -> DVI -> HDMI
and get audio and video.
> Have you tried it? Most nvidia cards will auto-detect what monitor is
> attached where and just run with it; normally you only have to mess with
> your xorg if you want to do a twinview setup. (Two monitors at once.)
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