965G, ADD2 HDMI, Toshiba TV: blank screen, X is operational

kofboy kofboy at 163.com
Fri Mar 21 02:24:44 PDT 2008

Nicolas Will,

>Hi all,
>You may remember me from this summer and my initial trial at this using
>the 2.1 version of the Intel driver
>After a few months using a binary blob, I have upgraded my OS to the
>next version. This new release includes a new Xorg and a new Intel
>So I am trying to go back to my initial plan of using Open Source
>supported hardware.
>A quick review of the systems:
>      * Intel DG95WH motherboard
>      * Prolink ADD-7315-DVI-T sDVO/ADD2-N PCI Express x16 card with
>        Composite, S-Video, Components and HDMI outputs - using HDMI
>      * Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy" 64-bit
>      * Kernel 2.6.24 from Ubuntu
>      * X.Org X Server - Release Date: 5 September 2007 - Build
>        Operating System: Linux Ubuntu (xorg-server
>        2:1.4.1~git20080131-1ubuntu5)
>      * Current Operating System: Linux favia 2.6.24-12-generic #1 SMP
>        Wed Mar 12 22:31:43 UTC 2008 x86_64 - Build Date: 13 March 2008
>        05:48:21PM
>      * 2.2.1 Intel driver
>      * TV is 1080p capable (works with an nvidia card using the ninary
>        blob)
>      * The TV is connected using HDMI to the computer. Nothing else,
>        like a VGA cable, is used
>The rest of the system is described here:
>I have the following xorg.conf and associated log:
>I hope that the verbose logging is really useful and will not "help" by confusing things...
>Symptoms: I have some text stuff displayed durung boot and shut-down, I have X and the applications started, but I have a black screen.
>I am at a loss at the moment, and I a seeking eyeballs on the config and the logs, in the hope to be told than I am a moron and missed something.
>Thanks for your help,

try this in your xorg.conf, and post Xorg.0.log.

Section "Device"
	Option		"monitor-TMDS-1"	"MonitorTMDS1"
    Option     	"IgnoreEDID"		"true"

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier	"MonitorTMDS1"
	Modeline 	"1920x1080 at 60hz"  	148.352  1920 1960 2016 2200  1080 1082 1088 1125  +hsync +vsync
	Option		"IgnoreEDID"        "true" 
	Option		"PreferredMode"		"1920x1080 at 60hz"

               kofboy at 163.com

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