[mythtv-users] FX5200 TVOut Tweaking

Stuart Larson halcyon at obfus.com
Mon Sep 18 20:44:12 UTC 2006

> What things could I try to tweak the performance of my TVOut on my
> FX5200? I seem to be having some performance or quality issues. I tried
> to put an NFL game on yesterday and it was unwatchable. I suppose I
> would subscribe it like it's dropping frames.
> Performance of my system overall is quite good. Watching LiveTV with my
> PVR250/350 yields CPU of betwwn 30% and 40%. I think that's about on par
> with what other have said.
> The only other issue I have is the size of the screen. There's about a
> half inch black border around the picture where it's just a little bit
> smaller than the normal picture. Of course with my project this "black
> border is significantly bigger. This is definitely something I can live
> with.
> Any suggestions for these things are appreciated.
> Thanks,
> James
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For the black bar issue, you could try messing around with nvidia-settings
(run it from the command line) - look for the overscan setting, and adjust
accordingly.  Once you get it adjusted, you can add "nvidia-settings -l"
into your session startup to restore the settings.

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