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Old 02-13-2005, 09:56 PM   #1
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NVidia TV out thru xorg.conf


I added these lines to my xorg.conf file in /etc/X11/ :

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        Option "TwinView"
        Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync"     "30-50"
        Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh"   "60"
        Option "MetaModes" "1024x768, 1024x768; 800x600, 800x600; 640x480, 640x480;"
        Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
and it works...but...my desktop is spanned instead of cloned. when i tried using the nvidia-settings utility, it gave me an error. when i take the lines out, it works, but only the monitor is there (to configure) any ideas?
 
Old 02-13-2005, 11:56 PM   #2
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Option "TwinView" "1"
Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
Option "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT, TV"
Option "MetaModes" "1024x768,1024x768;800x600,800x600;640x480,640x480"
Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-50"
Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "60"
Option "TVOutFormat" "CRT"
 
Old 02-14-2005, 11:26 AM   #3
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Good..works fine..but, the color is way off. I am using the nvidia-settings to change the hue and saturation, but the colors way off. Is there another way to configure the colors? also,
How do i load the nvidia module on boot so that i dont have to keep typing modprobe nvidia, and startx 'ing again?

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Old 02-15-2005, 04:48 PM   #4
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Old 02-22-2005, 05:30 PM   #5
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Old 02-22-2005, 06:45 PM   #6
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If you would like to autoload the nvidia module at boot time you need to add the module name in the module autoload file, which for me is /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6, running gentoo on kernel 2.6, altough for you it might be different if you run a different distro.
you could just
echo nvidia >> /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6
 
Old 02-22-2005, 08:03 PM   #7
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got that working before, thanks. But still have no idea what to do about the color. any ideas?
 
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