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Im so stoked after succesfully setting everything up for my linux media centre box (to play movies and music) except for one problem, getting the TV out to work. I know that this has been asked and answered before, and i have read everything i can on the subject, but none of it seems to work.
I have the NVIDIA drivers working in AGP - 3 mode and everything is sweet but as soon as i remove the "twinview" "false" statement i get a black screen starting kde (this is regardless of the TV being plugged in or not)
:: Setup ::
Latest NVIDIA drivers to date (6629)
LeadTek Geforce FX 5700 256MB MyVIVO
CRT - LG Studioworks 700s
TV - LG "Goldeneye" 68cm (capable of NTSC and PAL)
:: XF86Config-4 ::
My XF86Config-4 file seems really bloated as well but im to chicken to play with it to much.
Identifier "XFree86 Configured"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
# PS/2 Mouse using /dev/input/mice in Kernel 2.6
# Serial Mouse not detected
InputDevice "USB Mouse" "CorePointer"
Option "NvAGP" "3"
Option "HWCursor" "true"
Option "CursorShadow" "true"
Option "NoLogo" "true"
Option "RenderAccel" "true"
Option "IgnoreDisplayDevices" "DFP, TV" # I tried to change these next three settings
Option "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT" # but if i disable "twinview" "false" i get a black
Option "TwinView" "false" # screen
Anyone have any ideas, im still fairly new but have been going fairly well so far (done first kernel upgrade to 2.6.10 and even got my wireless nic up). The main thing is im a bit shaky on setting up the - Screen - section for the TV i think this may have some bearing.
OH BTW onje thing that seems strange is that the console prompt comes up on the TV when it is plugged in. wierd
Last edited by houston1981; 01-24-2005 at 08:17 PM.