[mythtv-users] EPIA M10k: TV picture adjustments - how ?

Michael Carland mcarland at bitsgonewild.net
Tue Jul 26 17:58:33 EDT 2005

On Jul 26, 2005, at 4:28 PM, John Pullan wrote:

> On 26/07/05, James Stembridge <jstembridge at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7/26/05, Warpme <warpme at o2.pl> wrote:
>>> For example: height/width of the picture does not take up the whole
>>> height/width of the TV - so on my 29' TV picture has size approx. 
>>> 27' :-(
>>> Is there some way for adjusting this (like nvtv in nVidia world) ?
>> Use an appropriate video mode. For PAL land that would be
>> 720x576Noscale, or for NTSC 720x480Noscale. This modes have a
>> reasonable amount of overscan and have the added benefit of better
>> image quality. For more information see:
>> http://www.kingcot.eclipse.co.uk/unichrome/unichromeTvOut.html
> I tried following this, but I still end up with a black border around
> the picture.

Check your X log file, and make certain the noscale mode is being used. 
You may have a mistake in your conf file, or the version of your driver 
may not have that mode. The log file should give a clue.


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