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[directfb-users] Re: Matrox G450 TV Out - Black and white picture?
I have both a g400 and a g450, and if I use the g450's tvout cable with the g400, I get black and white only, so make sure you have the correct cable. -p On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, Michael Hunold wrote: > Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2003 10:03:49 +0100 > From: Michael Hunold <email@example.com> > To: J-F Maion <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Cc: email@example.com > Subject: [directfb-users] Re: Matrox G450 TV Out - Black and white > picture? > > Hello J-F, > > > I have a Matrox G450 on a kernel 2.4.21. I have installed DirectFB > > according to Ville Syrjälä's Howto and I got mplayer working (with the > > nospic option) but I get only black and white output. > > > > Same result with the alternative "/dev/fb" method. > > > > Any idea where that could come from? > > Check your cable and settings carefully. > > Most likely you're outputting a s-video signal, where y/c (y == > luminance, ie. black/white informations, c = chrominance, ie. color > informations) are transmitted on two different wires, but your tv > expects a composite signal (ie. where color and lumincance informations > are mixed together). > > If you input the lumincance only to the composite input, you'll get a > black/white picture. > > So either your cable is broken or tell your tv to use s-video for the > input you've connected your card to, or use the composite plug of your > cable. > > > Thanks in advance! > > J-F > > If that does not help, exactly tell what settings you've chosen and what > output from the card you plugged into which input of your tv. > > CU > Michael. > > > > -- > Info: To unsubscribe send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with > "unsubscribe directfb-users" as subject. > -- Info: To unsubscribe send a mail to email@example.com with "unsubscribe directfb-users" as subject.