i810 driver for tv out

Łukasz Jernaś deejay1 at srem.org
Fri Mar 7 23:45:30 PST 2008

Dnia 04-03-2008, Wt o godzinie 13:03 -0800, Eric Anholt pisze:
> On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 15:03 +0100, Matteo Manzinello wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a MB with Intel 845GV Chrontel CH7009/CH7017 TV-out encoder and
> > use a Debian Etch distribution. With default installation use a i810
> > driver in xorg.conf. I have only TV-out connector with S-Video but
> > have a problem with a screen, there are the black border. Is it
> > possibile overscan or extend the image?
> We don't currently support CH7xxx DVO TV out, only DVI out.  We are
> currently not working on improvements to DVO drivers, as our plans are
> all full of supporting features on newer hardware that intel is putting
> out themselves.  However, the Chrontel specs are open, so anybody who
> wanted to write a driver for it for xf86-video-intel could, and they
> would have the opportunity to control overscan and other options in the
> way that the old pre-2.0 driver couldn't.

It's not so easy for someone who didn't have the opportunity to write
drivers for anything - the specs are lying in front of for about a year
now, while I'm still trying to make heads or tails with them....

Łukasz Jernaś
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