ATI 9100 IGP TV Out
markknecht at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 11:05:23 PDT 2009
On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Mark Knecht<markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I hope this is the right list to ask some questions and try to
> learn how to use the TV Out S-Video port. If not please direct me to
> the right list.
> I have a machine that has the ATI 9100 IGP chipset in it. I have no
> monitor attached, BIOS is set to display using S-Video, the machine
> boots correctly, I see all the boot messages on my TV and can use the
> computer in the console just fine watching the TV so at least the
> hardware is working.
> Right now my questions are mainly about how to set up the
> configuration file. When I run xorgconfig there really aren't any
> questions about using the TV Out port so how do I go about setting it
> up? Are there any example files online that show how to set this up
> from scratch? Do I pretend that I'm doing to use a monitor and then
> modify the config file by hand?
> When I attempt to start X with no /etc/X11/xorg.cong file I hear
> the machine doing some work and then my TV screen goes blue and I see
> nothing else from there on. I can ssh into the machine and look at the
> log file while is attached below.
> Anyway, if folks have some idea about how to do this I'd really
> appreciate some pointers.
> Distro is Gentoo, 2.6.29-gentoo-r5, xorg-server-1.5.3-r6,
OK - I have managed to get fluxbox displaying on the S-Video output of
my machine. However when I try and start mythfrontend X crashes with
messages about MTRR.
Of to try and discover what that might be about.
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