No HDMI display on intel 82G35 board

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Wed Aug 19 06:08:16 PDT 2009

Pete Cap wrote:
> List,
> I've got a MythDora 10 frontend in my living room that I'm trying to hook up to my TV using HDMI.
> However, after the normal boot splash screen and so forth, I get a blank (blue) screen.  This usually indicates that the video source is sending nothing or that the signal parameters exceed what the TV is capable of displaying (in terms of refresh rate, resolution, etc.).
> Xorg.0.log has the following two errors:
> "Unable to write to SDVOCTRL_E for SDVOB slave 0x70"
> "underrun on pipe A!"
> Using the vesa driver, I can at least get a 1024x768 display using the DSUB connection to the TV, but I would really like to get a 1080p picture going over HDMI.
> Some basic info:
> uname -r:
> uname -m: x86_64
> xorg.conf:
> Xorg.0.log:
> Any help would be appreciated!

Try a more recent version of the kernel, xf86-video-intel, and possibly X. The 
kernel and xf86-video-intel are both 3 versions out of date, and I think there 
have been fixes for both of the errors you posted in that time.


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