TV-Out with current xf86-video-ati git
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 23:35:51 PST 2006
On 12/9/06, Bernhard Rosenkraenzer <bero at arklinux.org> wrote:
> I'm trying to patch the current xf86-video-ati driver with tv-out support.
> The patch I've come up with based on the patch for 188.8.131.52
> (http://megahurts.dk/rune/tv_output.html) can be found at
> http://www.arklinux.org/~bero/xorg-ati-20061130-tvout.patch -- it's probably
> a good starting point, but I must be missing something somewhere -- the TV
> goes black when the X server is started.
You'll probably want to check on the gatos lists since that is gatos
code. Also, I see you have an IGP chip. Those chips are different in
a number of ways and tv-out on them may not work the same as on other
> Logs look ok and do talk about TVOutput and theater_out (if anyone wants to
> see it, Xorg -verbose 9 output is at
> http://www.arklinux.org/~bero/Xorg.log.atitv ).
> Can someone who is more familiar with the driver/hardware take a look? Or is
> there a better solution for ATI TV-Out these days?
I'm not familiar with the gatos TV-out code, however, I am slowly
adding tv-out support to the radeon driver myself. So far I haven't
had too much luck. I'd a very complicated process compared to all the
other ouputs and I've yet to get it working successfully.
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