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Old 10-28-2007, 04:47 PM   #1
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nvidia tv-out mplayer


I have twinview setup on my nvidia 4000mx video card. (Using kubuntu linux 7.1 kde desktop). I have two questions regarding this setup and what I would like to do with it. At first I used clone view which put both screens on +0+0. As far as using mplayer -fs this worked out beautifully. mplayer actually put the fullscreen on the tv, and not the monitor. (Monitor is set at 1600x1200 and tv is at 1024x768.) But as far as compiz was concerned it also like to make maximize go on the tv and not the monitor. Plus it used two cubes and seeing both on one screen was really weird. So I decided that I would fix this by leaving the monitor on +0+0 and the tv on +1600+0. Now my setup still works except for two problems.

First problem:

I can't figure out how to make mplayer use +1600+0 instead of +0+0.

Second problem:

Quote:
Comparing resolution (2624x1200) to maximum 3D texture size (2048): Failed.
Compiz can't seem to figure out that I have two monitors. Xinerama is not on.

Here is a post of my xorg.conf:

Code:
# nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings
# nvidia-settings:  version 1.0  (buildmeister@builder3)  Mon Apr 16 20:38:05 PDT 2007

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
    InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
    InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
EndSection

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

Section "Module"
    Load           "dbe"
    Load           "extmod"
    Load           "type1"
    Load           "dri"
    Load           "freetype"
    Load           "glx"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
    Option         "Xinerama" "false"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "auto"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/psaux"
    Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Keyboard0"
    Driver         "kbd"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "Samsung"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 96.0
    VertRefresh     50.0 - 160.0
    Option         "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Videocard0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce4 MX 4000"
    Option         "AllowGLXWithComposite"
    Option         "RenderAccel" "True"
    Option         "DPMS" "true"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Videocard0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "TwinView" "1"
    Option         "metamodes" "CRT: nvidia-auto-select +0+0, TV: nvidia-auto-select +1600+0"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes      "1600x1200" "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubSection
Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
Option "DisableGLXRootClipping" "True"

EndSection

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666
EndSection
EndSection

If it can be helped, I'd rather not use two X servers.

Last edited by nymusicman; 11-01-2007 at 02:21 AM.
 
Old 10-30-2007, 02:14 PM   #2
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