Mehmet Erol Sanliturk m.e.sanliturk at
Tue Nov 6 15:04:09 UTC 2012

On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 12:39 AM, Matthias Apitz <guru at> wrote:

> Hello,
> After more than 20 years I bought a new TV, now with HDMI input and
> 1920x1080 resolution; detailed spec could be seen here:
> My question related to FreeBSD is: can I connect this somehow via an USB
> HDMI adapter to my FreeBSD laptop at home (running CURRENT) to get the
> FreeBSD X11 screen onto the TV device?
> The TV has as well a LAN connector, I don't know at the moment for what
> this is good for, i.e. what kind of protocol it is expecting on the LAN
> connector...
> Thanks
>         matthias
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Section "Device"    Identifier      "ATI Technologies, Inc. M22
[Radeon Mobility M300]"    Driver          "ati"    BusID
"PCI:1:0:0"    Option          "AccelMethod"   "EXA"    Option
 "Monitor-DVI-0" "External DVI"    Option          "Monitor-LVDS"
"Integrated LCD"    # no need to specific Monitor-VGA-0, it uses the
"VGA-0" identifier automaticallyEndSection

In the above sample xorg.conf file , BusID needs to be written correctly .

I do not know if "Option" line can accept device name directly or not like
the following sample for mouse :

Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/mice"

where you may specify device for monitor as USB connected device .

In your laptop , if there is an external VGA connection port , by using a
"VGA to HDMI converter" adapter , connection of TV should be easy :

Thank you very much .

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk

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