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

Dimitris Lampridis dlampridis at gmail.com
Sat Jun 26 10:14:58 PDT 2010

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 6:34 PM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
I was using the 6.13.0, now I'm using latest from master branch of
git, also got KMS working nicely, but TV out is always out of
(horizontal) sync.


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