matroxset - switch the output mode of Matrox video cards
matroxset [OPTIONS] [VALUE]
Get/set control value.
Edit controls interactively.
Manipulate the frame buffer DEVICE (default is /dev/fb1).
Connect this frame buffer to the outputs specified in VALUE (0 is
none, 1 is primary, 2 is secondary, 4 is digital flat panel; these
values may be summed for multiple outputs).
Set OUTPUT (0 is primary, 1 is secondary, default is 1) to the output
mode VALUE (128 is monitor, 1 is PAL TV, 2 is NTSC TV).
Display information about blanking.
Output Matrox card video to television. PAL 50Hz and NTSC 59.94Hz are
supported, Composite and S-Video output.
Contains two demo programs, normal and swapped. First selects CRTC1 on
first output and CRTC2 on second one. Swapped connects CRTC1 to
secondary head and CRTC2 to primary head. You can use these programs
if you need text mode or 8bpp mode on TV, as CRTC2 is incapable of
In program call, If VALUE is specified, set the specified option to
VALUE. If VALUE is not specified, retrieve the value of the specified