tv s-video out on RV410 (or R400 in general) revisited

Dennis New dennisn at
Fri Apr 5 14:53:25 PDT 2013

On Sat, 15 May 2010 07:13:53 -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 2:26 PM, Dennis Nezic
> <dennisn at> wrote:
> > says it is "mostly" implemented.
> > Where can I find out what that means? Should it be "implemented but
> > buggy" on my rv410 card?
> No one's really ever gotten it working reliably on r4xx cards.  The tv
> encoder is pretty much the same as the older asics (r1xx-r3xx),
> however, I think there is some gpio magic required to get it working
> properly.

Where can I find the latest information about this card, specifically
about this feature? The table in
says tvout should be supported, but the manpage seems to imply it's not.

(Any idea what the aforementioned "gpio magic" might be, in case that's
what's needed?)

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