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Re: [vox-tech] Ubuntu 10.10 S-video out on Dell Inspiron 1525 ???
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Re: [vox-tech] Ubuntu 10.10 S-video out on Dell Inspiron 1525 ???



On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 09:24:43PM -0800, Alex Mandel wrote:
> On 02/03/2011 09:20 PM, Alex Mandel wrote:
> > On 02/03/2011 08:52 PM, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> >>
> >> ... Uh... WTF?  How does one get S-Video out to work on an Inspiron nowadays?
> >>
> >> It looks like xorg.conf has been split up into a .d directory.
> >> Any clues?  Anyone done this?  THis is seriously pissing me off.
> >> (Google doesn't help by giving me nothing but 5 year old forum pages
> >> with no answers, or about other laptops.)
> >>
> >>> :^(
> >>
> > 
> > Actually a few version back xorg became super auto config, where the
> > rule became basically = do not touch by hand. If you want hand massaged
> > stuff you put it in a different file and get it pulled in.
> > 
> > This page shows how to deal with the new layout.
> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wacom
> > It's almost identical to udev, and modrprobe stuff - where you put files
> > with config stuff in the directory and assign a priority with a number
> > at the start of the file name.
> > 
> > As for the S-video part, what brand of card and which driver are you using?

Bill has the integrated Intel card.

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