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Old 08-15-2004, 11:24 PM   #1
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tvtime on 2nd Monitor


I'm running a program called tvtime to view my TV from my video capture card but I'm having a very wierd issue.

It always displays perfect on my primary monitor (whichever one I set it up to be) but when I drag it over to my 2nd monitor, it goes black and white.

I media players do not do this (MPlayer, Kaffine, Xine and Totem), just tvtime.

Anyone know why it might be doing this or how I can fix it?
 
Old 08-16-2004, 02:42 AM   #2
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It probably does not have support for Xinerama. If tvtime has support for Xinerama, you can re-compile it with that option enabled.
 
Old 08-16-2004, 03:35 AM   #3
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The problem can be with the hardware. The second output of a graphical card(tvout,...) does not always support all the same output formats with overlays,... With some cards you will just get a blue screen. Don't know that this is the real problem bet it could be.
 
Old 08-16-2004, 10:30 AM   #4
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Well, I'm actually running 2 video cards to 2 computer monitors so I'm not working with a TV Out issue. Also, it's worked with color on both screens before so I'm a bit confused. I think that was with Mdk 10 whereas now I'm running Mdk 10.1 Beta so that could have something to do with it.
 
Old 08-16-2004, 10:45 AM   #5
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With two graphic card it should work but i thing it's a bug in the program. You should try an other tvprogram like XAWTV or zapping.
 
Old 08-16-2004, 01:27 PM   #6
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With two graphic card it should work but i thing it's a bug in the program. You should try an other tvprogram like XAWTV or zapping.
Why would you, neither supports deinterlacing and fullscreen looks horrible. Mplayer can be used to watch tv.
 
Old 08-16-2004, 01:48 PM   #7
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Why would you, neither supports deinterlacing and fullscreen looks horrible. Mplayer can be used to watch tv.
It's just to test, not for permanent use. I don't really have a problem with XAWTV, it works perfectly i even have a much better picture than the standard windows software that was supplied with my tv card. This could different for other tv-card. I can't even really use tvtime because it does not find the tuner so i can only see one channel and can't change that.
 
  


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