R600, S-Video TV out for PAL, and horizontal rolling

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sat Jun 26 09:34:32 PDT 2010

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 12:24 PM, Dimitris Lampridis
<dlampridis at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 8:11 AM, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Not sure it ever worked I think I remembered seeing something similiar
>> last time I tried PAL I just haven't had time to get back to it.
>> Dave.
> Sorry for coming back so late with a reply, but I had to leave the
> whole TV out problem aside for some time.
> I tried hard to figure this out. So far, I found one indication that
> TV out on PAL used to work:
> http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6281
> There, it is mentioned that in December 2007, Alex Deucher submitted a
> patch that fixed some problems with PAL TV out, and a number of users
> reported success after that.
> I had a look at the git history, and they obviously refer to commit
> 2b1fae668ddabbc72e5fc31365302ea722174df1 "fix PAL tv-out", submitted
> on 26 Dec 2007.
> I also had a look at the changes applied to the radeon_tv.c file after
> this particular commit. Some of the PAL related lines did change but,
> as far as I can tell, not in a way that would break the fix introduced
> in 2007.
> So, I'm stuck again, but at least I know now that PAL TV out used to
> work. Any further ideas?

That commit referred to pre-avivo cards. For r5xx+ cards, try
xf86-video-ati 6.13.0.


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