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Re: Cannot set correct Mode in X with GeForce 9600 GSO



On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 9:40 PM, Kevin Gilbert <kevin952 tpg com au> wrote:
> I'm trying to get MythTV going and I'm having a problem configuring X to
> correctly set the resolution on the TV. (I am getting output on the TV but
> it's in 4:3 not 16:9 ratio.)
>
>  I cannot see what I am doing wrong! Can someone please give me a hint?
>
>  Distro if Fedora Rawhide (pre-10 "bleeding edge"). X version info (some of):
>
>  ==== start ====
>  $ grep xorg-x11-server /var/log/rpmpkgs
>  xorg-x11-server-common-1.5.1-10.fc10.x86_64.rpm
>  xorg-x11-server-utils-7.4-3.fc10.x86_64.rpm
>  xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.5.1-10.fc10.x86_64.rpm
>  ==== end ====
>
>  My xorg.conf is:
>  ==== start ====
>  Section "ServerLayout"
>  Identifier "Multi-Head"
>  Screen 0 "Desktop" 0 0
>  Screen 1 "MythTV" RightOf "Desktop"
>  InputDevice "Keyboard" "CoreKeyboard"
>  InputDevice "Mouse" "CorePointer"
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "Files"
>  ModulePath "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions"
>  ModulePath "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules"
>  FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/default/Type1"
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "Module"
>  Load "dbe"
>  Load "extmod"
>  Load "fbdevhw"
>  Load "freetype"
>  Load "glx"
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "ServerFlags"
>  Option "Xinerama" "0"
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "InputDevice"
>  Identifier "Mouse"
>  Driver "mouse"
>  Option "Protocol" "auto"
>  Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
>  Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
>  Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "InputDevice"
>  Identifier "Keyboard"
>  Driver "kbd"
>  Option "XkbLayout" "us"
>  Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "Device"
>  Identifier "GF9600_GSO_Samsung"
>  Driver "nvidia"
>  VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation"
>  BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
>  Option "UseEvents" "True"
>  Screen 0
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "Device"
>  Identifier "GF9600_GSO_TV"
>  Driver "nvidia"
>  VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation"
>  BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
>  Option "UseEvents" "True"
>  Screen 1
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "Monitor"
>  Identifier "Samsung"
>  VendorName "Samsung"
>  ModelName "SyncMaster 940BW"
>  HorizSync 30.0 - 81.0
>  VertRefresh 56.0 - 75.0
>  Option "DPMS"
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "Monitor"
>  Identifier "LG_TV"
>  VendorName "LG"
>  ModelName "LG42LB2DE"
>  Modeline "1920x1080" 176.92 1920 2008 2224 2632 1080 1080 1083 1120
>  Modeline "1080" 182.01 1920 1952 2640 2672 1080 1102 1113 1135
>  Modeline "1080i" 148.50 1920 2008 2052 2200 1080 1084 1089 1125 +hsync -vsync
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "Screen"
>  Identifier "Desktop"
>  Device "GF9600_GSO_Samsung"
>  Monitor "Samsung"
>  DefaultDepth 24
>  SubSection "Display"
>  Depth 24
>  EndSubSection
>  EndSection
>
>  Section "Screen"
>  Identifier "MythTV"
>  Device "GF9600_GSO_TV"
>  Monitor "LG_TV"
>  ==== end ====
>
>  The Xorg.0.log file is, in part:
>  ==== start ====
>  (WW) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Unable to read EDID for display device CRT-1
>  (II) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA GPU GeForce 9600 GSO (G92) at PCI:1:0:0 (GPU-0)
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): Memory: 393216 kBytes
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): VideoBIOS: 62.92.23.00.10
>  (II) NVIDIA(0): Detected PCI Express Link width: 16X
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): Interlaced video modes are supported on this GPU
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): Connected display device(s) on GeForce 9600 GSO at PCI:1:0:0:
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): Samsung SyncMaster (CRT-0)
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): CRT-1
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): Samsung SyncMaster (CRT-0): 400.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): CRT-1: 400.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
>  (II) NVIDIA(0): Assigned Display Device: CRT-0
>  (==) NVIDIA(0):
>  (==) NVIDIA(0): No modes were requested; the default mode "nvidia-auto-
> select"
>  (==) NVIDIA(0): will be used as the requested mode.
>  (==) NVIDIA(0):
>  (II) NVIDIA(0): Validated modes:
>  (II) NVIDIA(0): "nvidia-auto-select"
>  (II) NVIDIA(0): Virtual screen size determined to be 1440 x 900
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): DPI set to (89, 87); computed from "UseEdidDpi" X config
>  (--) NVIDIA(0): option
>  (==) NVIDIA(0): Enabling 32-bit ARGB GLX visuals.
>  (**) NVIDIA(1): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
>  (==) NVIDIA(1): RGB weight 888
>  (==) NVIDIA(1): Default visual is TrueColor
>  (==) NVIDIA(1): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
>  (**) NVIDIA(1): Option "UseEvents" "True"
>  (**) NVIDIA(1): Enabling RENDER acceleration
>  (II) NVIDIA(1): NVIDIA GPU GeForce 9600 GSO (G92) at PCI:1:0:0 (GPU-0)
>  (--) NVIDIA(1): Memory: 393216 kBytes
>  (--) NVIDIA(1): VideoBIOS: 62.92.23.00.10
>  (II) NVIDIA(1): Detected PCI Express Link width: 16X
>  (--) NVIDIA(1): Interlaced video modes are supported on this GPU
>  (--) NVIDIA(1): Connected display device(s) on GeForce 9600 GSO at PCI:1:0:0:
>  (--) NVIDIA(1): Samsung SyncMaster (CRT-0)
>  (--) NVIDIA(1): CRT-1
>  (--) NVIDIA(1): Samsung SyncMaster (CRT-0): 400.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
>  (--) NVIDIA(1): CRT-1: 400.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
>  (II) NVIDIA(1): Assigned Display Device: CRT-1
>  (WW) NVIDIA(1): No valid modes for "1080"; removing.
>  (WW) NVIDIA(1): No valid modes for "1080i"; removing.
>  (WW) NVIDIA(1): No valid modes for "1920x1080"; removing.
>  (WW) NVIDIA(1):
>  (WW) NVIDIA(1): Unable to validate any modes; falling back to the default
> mode
>  (WW) NVIDIA(1): "nvidia-auto-select".
>  (WW) NVIDIA(1):
>  (II) NVIDIA(1): Validated modes:
>  (II) NVIDIA(1): "nvidia-auto-select"
>  (II) NVIDIA(1): Virtual screen size determined to be 640 x 480
>  (WW) NVIDIA(1): Unable to get display device CRT-1's EDID; cannot compute DPI
>  (WW) NVIDIA(1): from CRT-1's EDID.
>  (==) NVIDIA(1): DPI set to (75, 75); computed from built-in default
>  (==) NVIDIA(1): Enabling 32-bit ARGB GLX visuals.
>  (--) Depth 24 pixmap format is 32 bpp
>  ==== end ====
>
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Hi Kevin!

The following link may help:

http://www.mythtvtalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2842&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0

And this one seems to have considerable detail:

http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Setup_X_for_MythTV

Have a lot of fun!

Tod


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