[mythtv-users] First Time with TV - issues
joevph at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 12 16:50:15 UTC 2006
> Hi all
> I connected my Myth box to the TV for the first time tonight. All went
> well except for a couple of issues.
> Firstly, Myth show fine and uses all the screen. I have the screen set
> at 800x600. However when viewing a recording the display is down and
> left a bit and show a blue line around the viewport (at least the bit
> that you can see). I do have TVOverScan set to 1.0 as suggested in an
> earlier posting - would this be the problem? My video card is a nVidia
> FX5200 and the TV is an analog Blaupunkt 70CM - PAL-B.
> Secondly, I did not have a keyboard or mouse attached when I first fired
> it up. Problem is, is that quite a few of the remote keys/presses don't
> work in this scenario. Shutdown, connect a keyboard and they come back.
> I am currently using the IR port on my Compro Videomate DVB-T300 card.
> Any way to get around this?
> Any help would be appreciated.
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I'm not aware of how to fix the position (perhaps you can play with the
window size settings in MythTV), but you can fix the blue line by using
"xvattr" - search on the archives for more information about that.
I don't know why keypresses wouldn't work without a keyboard attached, but
then again, I have a wireless IR keyboard hooked up at all times because
there's some rare things that you'd want a keyboard for. Plus, when I
finally get a motherboard that supports waking via keyboard events, I have
my remote control setup to send a key to wake up the machine and start it
up (proof of concept worked on another motherboard, I just need to get
some money to buy one).
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