[mythtv-users] .16 and via

Curtis Stanford curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Mon Sep 27 00:48:47 EDT 2004

On September 26, 2004 06:03 pm, David Hampton wrote:

> I have only one problem remaining with my system, and it doesn't appear
> to be myth related.  On the TV screen I see a black border surrounding
> the screen.  This border is obvious from the moment FC2 starts booting.
> Any ideas how I can tweak the Via S-Video output to get rid of this
> border?  My receiver multiplexes four other video sources into the same
> set of tv inputs, and all those other sources look great, so I don't
> want to tweak the tv settings at all.  I've tried xvidtune and it
> doesn't seem to have any effect at all on the screen output.

Glad you got it working. I think the setting you're looking for is overscan. 
Then the picture will expand to overlap the edges like a regular TV does.

In your /etc/X11/XF86Config, in the "Device" section put a line that says

Option "TVVScan" "over"

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