Output VGA to TV
ken at jots.org
Fri Nov 9 16:09:52 UTC 2018
On 2018-11-09 07:55, Paul Groves wrote:
> However I cannot work out how to change the Horizontal sync from 31KHz
> to 15.6KHz, with the result being that I can see the picture but it is
> continuously scrolling across the screen very fast.
> Is there a way do do this with a command? Of course if the graphics
> card supports it. How would I check this?
Holy 1995, Batman! The XF86Config file supports doing stuff like you're
describing, but I haven't seen one in use in ages -- indeed, I'm not
even sure they *can* still be used. But X -- always assuming you're
using X -- did support specifying things like horizontal scan rates, and
I assume still does behind the scenes somewhere. But Lordy, I hated
tweaking the modelines by hand.
This page does mention some things (e.g., pointer devices) that I *have*
used in recent memory, so maybe this stuff is still viable:
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