[mythtv-users] Ratpoison overscan

Xavier Hervy maxpower44 at tiscali.fr
Wed Jun 9 12:09:43 EDT 2004

papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu wrote:

> 	That's a fair enough question, I guess.  The basic reason is that I
> need to have an xterm available, and visible from the TV.  My convoluted TV-out
> video setup *requires* a custom X modeline to output to the TV, so just 
> switching to the console won't work.  If it weren't for that, I wouldn't really 
> need one at all.
> 	It's one-man band, too... no network, no VGA monitor, etc.  I can't 
> tweak with anything or copy off videos that I record without using the TV as 
> the monitor.  With my video output setup, however, the quality is definately 
> good enough to read standard 640x480 text screen.
> -Cory
>  On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, Grant Edwards wrote:
>>On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 10:24:05AM -0400, papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu wrote:
>>>It runs bare X with ratpoison to reduce the overhead of
>>>GDM/KDM and all that unnecessary jazz.  If I could figure out
>>>this ratpoison thing, things would be good!
>>Maybe I'm just being dim, but why do you even need a windows
>>My myth box works fine without one.
And you can't change console ?
It's what i made, when i should do something.

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