[mythtv-users] Re: Need help from XORG guru

Robert Tsai rtsai1111 at comcast.net
Wed Mar 2 04:59:03 UTC 2005

On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 12:41:19AM -0500, Robin Smith wrote:
> This is a common problem, the nvidia drivers don't seem to allow for
> overscan correction when outputting via DVI.
> What you can do for Myth is setup a custom front end size. In Setup
> > Appearance there is a screen with GUI size and offset settings. It
> > can take some messing around, but basically play with X and Y
> > offset until you get the top left corenr right, then play with GUI
> > size to get the bottom right corner.
> Then turn on Use GUI size for TV playback to have it use the same
> settings. You may also have to mess with overscan and scan
> displacement in Setup
> > TV Settings > Playback to get things perfect.

But using xine or mplayer in full-screen mode for playing DVDs will
still be overscanned, right?


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