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Re: TV-out with nvidia drivers in Fedora 10



Does this clone the output, or will I have a different display on each.
Ideally, I'd like iplayer running on the TV and carry on working on the
other display,
Jim

Anthony Messina wrote:
> On Saturday 16 May 2009 09:41:04 am James Allsopp wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm trying to get the TV out from my GeForce FX5200 to work. I'd ideally
>> like it to be on at the same time as my flat screen and with my desktop
>> extended onto it. I've been searching around for some information, but
>> most of it seems quite out of date. I've got the proprietary Nvidia
>> drivers installed at the moment.
>>
>> I've checked all this and got working under Windows, just need it to
>> work in Linux.
>>
>> Does anyone have any advice on how to achieve this,
>> Much appreciated,
>> James Allsopp
> 
> I use the TV out to drive a component projector (with the dongle) for my 
> MythTV setup. For me, I either want the projector on (and the DFP off), or 
> vice versa so I use XRandR to switch between them.  If you want both of them 
> on at the same time, replace the NULL values in the metamodes option with the 
> appropriate values.
> 
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
> 
> Section "ServerLayout"
>         Identifier     "TwinView Layout"
>         Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Files"
>         ModulePath   "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia"
>         ModulePath   "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Device"
>         Identifier  "Device0"
>         Driver      "nvidia"
>         Option      "NoLogo" "TRUE"
>         Option      "UseEvents" "TRUE"
>         Option      "TwinView" "TRUE"
>         Option      "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
>         Option      "ConnectedMonitor" "DFP, TV"
>         Option      "UseDisplayDevice" "DFP-0, TV-0"
>         Option      "TVStandard" "HD1080i"
> # Start with the DPF at 1920x1080 with the TV off (nVidia XRandR "fake rate 
> 50")
> # Allow switch to the TV at 1920x1080 with the DFP off (nVidia XRandR "fake 
> rate 51")
>         Option      "MetaModes" "DFP-0: 1920x1080, TV-0: NULL; DFP-0:NULL, 
> TV-0: 1920x1080"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Screen"
>         Identifier  "Screen0"
>         Device      "Device0"
>         DefaultDepth     24
>         SubSection "Display"
>                 Depth   24
>         EndSubSection
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Extensions"
>         Option  "Composite" "Disable"
> EndSection
> 
> 


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