S-video detection on Radeon 8500LE

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 15:53:32 PDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 3:29 AM, Martin Doucha<next_ghost at quick.cz> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to set up TV out on my Radeon 8500LE. During system boot, I
> can see the console text on TV (connected using S-video to SCART cable)
> but once X.org loads, the TV is black and xrandr says there's no S-video
> connector on the card.
> Every single TV out howto I've found so far starts with "make sure you
> have S-video listed in xrandr" but I've never found one that says what
> to do if you don't.
> I've tried forcing the TV out on in xorg.conf but it doesn't help. I'm
> using Gentoo Linux, xorg-server-1.6.2-901 and xf86-video-ati-6.12.2-r1
> Thanks in advance,

These cards have an off-chip tv-out that we don't support in the driver


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