I have an http://osmc.tv (a Kodi distribution) setup on my Raspberry Pi 2. It works fine when plugging in the HDMI cable for video output. However, the composite video through the combined a/v jack does not work.

It seems to be that I need to configure the OS to use the Composite video output instead of HDMI.

Could someone direct me to either the steps necessary or a resource outlining how to configure OSMC (Kodi) to out put to Composite video on Raspberry Pi 2?

  • I've tried adding the "sdtv_mode=0" to the config.txt file on the SD card, but that didn't work. raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/config-txt.md Dec 14, 2015 at 2:52
  • make sure that the HDMI cable is not connected on boot and try this hdmi_ignore_hotplug=1 sdtv_mode=0 and commented out hdmi_safe=1. in your config.txt file (you may not have this line in your file). If the above does not work pleease post the contents of your config.txt Dec 14, 2015 at 2:55
  • I assume osmc includes the normal Pi tools. tvservice -c "PAL 4:3" should put into PAL (similar for NTSC)
    – Milliways
    Dec 14, 2015 at 3:01


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