[vdr] Best practices for running vdr-xine

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Sun May 3 16:30:20 CEST 2009


On Sat, May 02, 2009 at 10:18:27PM +0200, Dieter Hametner wrote:
> I wanted my HTPC to boot into X11 without the need to turn on the LCD-TV. When 
> the TV is powered on later the X11 resolution should be like when booted with 
> TV powered on. This is my solution:

Thanks for the tip. I had a similar problem. When my LCD-TV was on standby
during startup of X it got not detected by the X-Server. I have managed to force the
detection by adding a monitor section with all the modlines and also adding
"ConnectedMonitor" "DFP-0". Now the I was able to turn the monitor on afterwards, and
I got a picture, but it was only 640x480 pixel in size :(

Adding the "CustomEDID" "DFP-0:/etc/X11/LG-edid.bin" option solved everything for me.
Now the X-Server starts with the native LCD-TV resolution, even when the TV is turned off.

Regards, Artem

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