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Old 09-13-2004, 01:37 AM   #1
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TV out on an nvidia geforce 6800?


I have just bought a Nvidia GeForce 6800 and after easy installing it (bye bye ati!) i would like to know if i can switch between my tv set and my monitor with a hotkey combination (eg Ctrl+Alt+T for TV ). I tried to edit my xorg.conf file but i had bad results! Here is my xorg.conf :


# XFree86 4 configuration created by pyxf86config

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"

# RgbPath is the location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
FontPath "unix/:7100"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "fbdevhw"
Load "glx"
Load "record"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"

EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
# Option "XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
#
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# or:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
#
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
# Or if you just want both to be control, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
#
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "keyboard"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "AOC Spectrum"
DisplaySize 320 240
HorizSync 30.0 - 95.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "VESA driver (generic)"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Group 0
Mode 0666
EndSection

What should i add? Thank you!
 
Old 09-13-2004, 03:31 PM   #2
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Anyone ? ? ? ?? ? ? ?
 
Old 09-14-2004, 02:29 AM   #3
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Tvout and GeForce 6800

Instead of switching between CRT and TV, try out the TwinView mode.
It works realy god for me :)

here is sample XF86Config file:


# XFree86 4 configuration created by redhat-config-xfree86

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "AGPTwinView"
Screen "ScreenAGPTwinView" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"

#Font path is very important. Many Linux/Unix distributions use
# such settings: "unix/:-1", but my RH9 didn't like this so I have change it to:

FontPath "unix/:7100"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
# Load the glx module.
Load "glx"
Load "extmod"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "fbdevhw"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"

# Uncomment this to cause a core dump at the spot where a signal is
# received. This may leave the console in an unusable state, but may
# provide a better stack trace in the core dump to aid in debugging
#NoTrapSignals
# Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><BS> server abort sequence
# This allows clients to receive this key event.
#DontZap
# Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> mode switching
# sequences. This allows clients to receive these key events.
#DontZoom
# This allows the server to start up even if the
# mouse device can't be opened/initialised.
Option "allowmouseopenfail"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "Keyboard"
Option "AutoRepeat" "250 30"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"

#change your keyboard layout to whatever you like :)

Option "XkbLayout" "pl"

EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"

#TV FULLSCREEN modes for 768x576 in 50 kHz
ModeLine "768x576" 50.00 768 832 846 1000 576 590 595 630

# be sure to replace these values with values appropriate for your
# monitor!
Identifier "MyMonitor"
VendorName "Philips"
ModelName "Philips 109S"
DisplaySize 340 250
HorizSync 30.0 - 95.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0

EndSection

Section "Device"

# update this with the PCI id of your card. Consult the output
# of the 'lspci' command. The BusID is usually optional when
# only using one graphics card.
# sample twinview setup
Identifier "NV AGP TwinView"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "nvidia"
BoardName "GeForce 4 MX 440"
Option "TwinView" "Yes"
#I have added these two lines myself after reading another manual ;)
#without them this damn thing didn't work.
#If you use flat panel you should use: BFP-0 instead of CRT-0 or TV-0
Option "HorizSync" "CRT-0: 30-95, TV-0: 30-50"
Option "VertRefresh" "CRT-0: 50-160, TV-0: 60"
Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-50"
Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "60"

#Here you can choose how to manage the twin view display
#Clone means that your TV will show the same display as your CRT monitor
#for other possibilities check the readme file (it comes with the drivers)

Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"

#If you use SViodeo tvout you should change this option to SVIDEO
#otherwise leave it unchanged

Option "TVOutFormat" "Composite"

#here you select TV standard used in your region
#for example: PAL-G, NTSC-M etc. check the readme for full list

Option "TVStandard" "PAL-B"

#Here you select meta screen modes for your twinview
#don't ask me what it means, I dont understand it fully, but I know
# that you have to give pairs of screen resolutions. In readme I have found
#that it can be done like this: "1280x1024,1280x1024; 1024x768,1024x768"
#but in practice it didn't work for me :( So I have read more and found out
#that we can specify these settings like here:

Option "MetaModes" "CRT-0: 1024x768, TV-0: 1024x768"

#remember to change CRT or TV to BFG if one of your display is flat panel

Option "ConnectedMonitor" "crt,TV"

EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "ScreenAGPTwinView"
Device "NV AGP TwinView"
Monitor "MyMonitor"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x400"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection
 
Old 09-14-2004, 05:31 AM   #4
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Any more help?
 
Old 09-15-2004, 04:30 PM   #5
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Can anyone post his xorg.conf when working in TV only?Thank you!
 
Old 09-19-2004, 09:25 AM   #6
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I have an nvidia GeForce4 MX with TV-Out only

Here's the relevant section from my nvidia setup - should be applicable for your setup.



Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Hitachi"
ModelName "Widescreen-28"
DisplaySize 320 240
HorizSync 30.0 - 50.0
VertRefresh 60
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce 4 MX (generic)"
Option "TVStandard" "PAL-I"
Option "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
Option "CusorShadow" "on"
Option "NoLogo" "on"

EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"


DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection
 
  


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