General ATI TV-out problem with PAL B/G?
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 23:42:30 PDT 2009
On 3/27/09, Andreas Juch <xorg at juch.cc> wrote:
> After trying to get TV-out working with two different notebooks on two
> different TV sets I'm asking myself if the PAL B/G standard is working
> at all in the radeon and mach64 drivers.
> The TV output looks very similar with both devices: Black and white "ant
> wars" screen which is somehow reacting to cursor-movement and moving
> of windows, but far away from the output I would expect.
> I looked a bit around in the source code of radeon_tv.c and didn't find
> any special treatment for 50 MHz PAL standards (only PAL M and PAL 60).
> I must admit I'm no C programmer and not familiar with X programming
> Has anybody successfully got TV output working in continental europe? I
> know that the notebook with the radeon card is capable of TV output
> with the TV set in question when it's running Windows XP, so no
> hardware problem.
PAL should work fine depending on what chip you are using. If you are
using an r1xx-r3xx based IGP chip, tv-out only works on NSTC at the
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