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Old 07-19-2004, 11:10 PM   #1
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Using TV-out in KDE Help please?


Hi all! Well I have been using linux for a while and want to hook it up to my TV
Now I have geforce fx 5600xt with svideo out and I am using a svideo to composite adapter to hookup the tv. Now I have gotten to Bash with the tv showing bash well I want to use it in KDE. Now I believe I have to edit ny xf86config file to use the TV in KDE, can anyone please tell\show me how, or lead me to a site that has info on this.
Also when I updated my Nvidia Drivers to the newest ones it messes up after i exit KDE back to Bash, like a whole bunch of white lines covering every thing, also can someone help me with this?
Thanks DDR

EDIT: also my tv is a ntsc I believe since i live in USA its a new APEX 20inch tv

Not sure If this is needed but I will post my xf86config file here

# 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"
EndSection

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

Section "Module"
Load "dbe" # Double-Buffering Extension
Load "v4l" # Video for Linux
Load "extmod"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "glx" # 3D layer
Load "TVstandard"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "Keyboard"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "en_US"
Option "XkbOptions" ""
EndSection

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

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "monitor1"
VendorName "Plug'n Play"
ModelName "MAG 986PF"
HorizSync 30-86
VertRefresh 50-160

# Sony Vaio C1(X,XS,VE,VN)?
# 1024x480 @ 85.6 Hz, 48 kHz hsync
ModeLine "1024x480" 65.00 1024 1032 1176 1344 480 488 494 563 -hsync -vsync

# 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
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "device1"
VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce FX (generic)"
Driver "nvidia"
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

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

Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Virtual 1280 1024
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 15
Virtual 1280 1024
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Virtual 1280 1024
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Virtual 1280 1024
EndSubsection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "layout1"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
Screen "screen1"
EndSection

Last edited by DDR extreme; 07-19-2004 at 11:12 PM.
 
Old 07-20-2004, 12:55 AM   #2
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ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Li...106/README.txt
http://jeffscomputer.kicks-ass.net/R...fig_Files.html

Last edited by je_fro; 08-23-2004 at 04:00 PM.
 
Old 08-01-2004, 02:40 AM   #3
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Sorry!

That's a broken link...
http://jeffscomputer.kicks-ass.net/R...fig_Files.html
 
  


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