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Old 01-11-2013, 04:39 AM   #1
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X11 S-video out

hey guys.. my VGA card has a s-video out which I would like to use to connect to the TV but whenever I do 2 things happen.. my resolution drops to 1024x768 and I loose the other terminal screens (ctrl-alt-f1,f2,etc) and if I want to disconnect the S-video and restart gdm i loose the display completely... would appreciate your help

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV610 video device [Radeon HD 2400 PRO]
also attached is my default xorg.conf and the log files with tv-out connection and without it..

i also read somewhere about running 2 different configurations between TwinView or 2 X-screens

sorry for the many questions.. appreciate your help
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File Type: txt xorg.conf.txt (5.1 KB, 18 views)
File Type: log Xorg.tvout.log (38.5 KB, 11 views)
Old 01-11-2013, 03:34 PM   #2
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Well, what did you expect? It's a gogglebox signal, and the video card is primitive.

I doubt if you can configure that out - just live with it, or throw the tv and buy a monitor. For the price of last year's TV License I got a hdmi moniotor here and made way for it by junking the tv. Much beter picture.


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