Intel GMA950 and SDVO TV Output

Jin, Gordon gordon.jin at
Mon Sep 15 06:34:14 PDT 2008

Jean-Yves Avenard wrote on Tuesday, September 09, 2008 1:16 PM:
> Hi.
> I was wondering if there's been any update to SDVO TV output support
> for the intel driver ?
> Currently running Ubuntu 8.04.1 and man intel states:
> "SDVO and DVO TV outputs are not supported by the driver at this
> time." 
> Looking at the latest source code of the intel driver, the man page
> still states the same.
> As such, I was wondering if support for TV output over DVI had been
> added and maybe just the man page didn't get updated.
> I saw some talk about adding support on this distribution list back in
> April but couldn't say that the status had changed.
> I'm trying to connect a Sony Bravia 1920x1080 TV via DVI (with HDMI
> adapter) but I'm stuck with a refresh rate of 60Hz ; as where I live
> (Australia) all TV content is 60Hz I get an annoying judder.

SDVO TV out is tracked at It's not done yet,
and the progress is slow as it's not on top of developer's todo list. 


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