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Old 11-02-2005, 01:55 AM   #1
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External monitor and TV-Out on Dell D600 - how to enable?

I have a Dell Latitude D600 laptop, on which I'm using Mandriva 2005LE. The computer has ports for connecting an external monitor and S-Video TV-Out. However, I cannot work out how to get output on these. My xorg.conf is listed below.

And before anyone flames me for not searching the forum, I have, but I have been unable to find anything useful for me. So if anybody does find something in a search, perhaps you'd like to suggest what I'm doing wrong with my searches?

- QS Computing.

My xorg.conf:

# File generated by XFdrake.

# **********************************************************************
# Refer to the XF86Config man page for details about the format of
# this file.
# **********************************************************************

Section "Files"
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Mandrake 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
FontPath "unix/:-1"

Section "ServerFlags"
#DontZap # disable <Crtl><Alt><BS> (server abort)
#DontZoom # disable <Crtl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> (resolution switching)
AllowMouseOpenFail # allows the server to start up even if the mouse does not work

Section "Module"
Load "dbe" # Double-Buffering Extension
Load "v4l" # Video for Linux
Load "extmod"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "synaptics"
Load "dri" # direct rendering
Load "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libglx.a"

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "keyboard"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
Option "XkbOptions" "compose:rwin"

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "monitor1"
VendorName "Plug'n Play"
ModelName ""
HorizSync 48-54
VertRefresh 57-69

# TV fullscreen mode or DVD fullscreen output.
# 768x576 @ 79 Hz, 50 kHz hsync
ModeLine "768x576" 50.00 768 832 846 1000 576 590 595 630

# 768x576 @ 100 Hz, 61.6 kHz hsync
ModeLine "768x576" 63.07 768 800 960 1024 576 578 590 616

Section "Device"
Identifier "device1"
VendorName "ATI"
BoardName "ATI Radeon (fglrx)"
Driver "fglrx"
Option "DPMS"
Option "FSAAMSPosY1" "0.000000"
Option "StereoSyncEnable" "1"

# === disable PnP Monitor ===
#Option "NoDDC"
Option "FSAAMSPosX5" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY4" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX2" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosX4" "0.000000"
Option "FSAAMSPosY0" "0.000000"
Option "FSAADisableGamma" "no"

# === Video Overlay for the Xv extension ===
Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
Option "ForceGenericCPU" "no"
Option "GammaCorrectionII" "0x00000000"
Option "VRefresh2" "unspecified"
Option "FSAAMSPosY5" "0.000000"
Option "CenterMode" "off"
Option "IgnoreEDID" "off"

# === OpenGL Overlay ===
# Note: When OpenGL Overlay is enabled, Video Overlay
# will be disabled automatically
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
Option "FSAACustomizeMSPos" "no"

# === FSAA ===
Option "FSAAScale" "1"

# === FireGL DDX driver module specific settings ===
# === Screen Management ===
Option "DesktopSetup" "0x00000000"
Option "HSync2" "unspecified"
Option "TVHStartAdj" "0"
Option "FSAAMSPosX0" "0.000000"
Option "no_dri" "no"
Option "GammaCorrectionI" "0x00000000"
Option "BlockSignalsOnLock" "on"
Option "FSAAMSPosX1" "0.000000"
Option "UseInternalAGPGART" "no"
Option "MonitorLayout" "AUTO, AUTO"

# === disable/enable XAA/DRI ===
Option "no_accel" "no"

# === Misc Options ===
Option "UseFastTLS" "0"
Option "FSAAMSPosY3" "0.000000"

# === OpenGL specific profiles/settings ===
Option "Capabilities" "0x00000000"
Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
Option "TVVPosAdj" "0"
Option "TVColorAdj" "0"
Option "FSAAMSPosY2" "0.000000"

# === TV-out Management ===
Option "NoTV" "yes"
Option "TVHSizeAdj" "0"
Option "TVHPosAdj" "0"
Option "ScreenOverlap" "0"

# === QBS Support ===
Option "Stereo" "off"
Option "FSAAMSPosX3" "0.000000"
Option "TVVSizeAdj" "0"

Section "Screen"
Identifier "screen1"
Device "device1"
Monitor "monitor1"
DefaultColorDepth 24

Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Virtual 1024 768

Subsection "Display"
Depth 15
Virtual 1024 768

Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Virtual 1024 768

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Virtual 1024 768

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "layout1"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
Screen "screen1"
Old 11-02-2005, 08:16 PM   #2
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Indeed, I have this same problem on a Thinkpad T41, and personally, I have never gotten it to work without badly mangling the ATI driver in the process. If anyone has any information on how to do this, Id like to see it too.


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