965G, ADD2 HDMI, Toshiba TV: blank screen, X is operational
nico at youplala.net
Fri Mar 21 14:23:50 PDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-03-21 at 20:27 +0000, Nicolas Will wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-21 at 12:34 -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-03-21 at 12:19 -0700, Markus Strobl wrote:
> > > On mine it turned out the EDID the TV supplied was not actually
> > > supported by the TV (!). Solution was to manually compose a mode
> > line
> > > in xorg.conf and it has worked fine since.
> > One thing we've had a lot of luck with here was to replace the
> > HDMI->HDMI cable with an HDMI->DVI cable, plugging the HDMI end into
> > the
> > computer and the DVI end into the TV.
> > The TV will report different modes over HDMI than over DVI as HDMI
> > must
> > provide space in the video signal to encode the audio data. When
> > hooked
> > up over DVI, the TV will often report a non-interlaced
> > native-resolution
> > reduced-blanking mode that the driver can provide without
> > I suspect this is more prevalent with 1080p devices than lower
> > resolution monitors.
> There is only one slight problem with exploring this path...
> There is no HDMI on either end, TV or PC...
> I'm a bit stuck there.
Would a male HDMI to Female DVI adapter, HDMI male side plugged into the
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