FreeBSD Real Mode interface
mistry.7 at osu.edu
Sat Jan 28 09:49:51 PST 2006
On Saturday 28 January 2006 05:15, you wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 28, 2006 at 04:03:34AM -0500, Anish Mistry wrote:
> > On Saturday 28 January 2006 02:10, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> > > Is there any equivalent to the Linux Real Mode interface in
> > > FreeBSD? I would like to port a program called atitvout to
> > > FreeBSD, but it uses calls to the vesa bios in real mode on the
> > > x86 arch. I can't seem to find out how to do this in FreeBSD.
> > If you're trying to do tvout with your mach64 chipset, the Xorg
> > config file options work.
> First of all, this is not confurable after Xorg has started, AFAIK.
> Secondly, when Xorg does autodetect the S-Video connection, it
> loads the screen on both the LCD and S-Video interface which my
> video card does not like very well.
Hmmm...my card doesn't. What I do is have a separate ServerLayou
section for the SVIDEO out. I think use a script that I run when I
want to run the SVIDEO out. It can be run while X is running on the
LCD panel. It will start a new display and session on the TV.
> Linux has the exact same
> issue, the only solution was to make sure the s-video connection
> was unplugged during Xorg startup and plug it in afterwards. Then
> use atitvout to switch over to the s-video and shut the lcd signal
> off. If Xorg can do this after it's started then I might try that.
> > --
> > Anish Mistry
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