[mythtv-users] [OT] Samsung HDTV Question

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jan 15 17:45:57 UTC 2007

On Jan 15, 2007, at 9:19 AM, Adrian wrote:

> I think that they mean that there is no option in the menu to turn
> overscan off.  I have on older Samsung DLP, and the overscan is pretty
> bad ~5% of the screen is cut off on all four sides when connected to a
> PC.  Some of the newer models have a menu option that they call PC
> mode that apparently turns this "feature" off.
> For me this is not a big deal.  I simply run Myth scaled to fit and I
> use VNC to do admin work.
> I am sure that there is probably a setting somewhere in xorg.conf or
> nvidia-settings to overcome this, but I stopped looking after getting
> to a workable arrangement.
> Adrian

It also might not provice EDID information back to the machine so you  
can automagically find appropriate resolutions. You'll need to tweak  
modeline settings on any display that says they don't support using  
it as a PC display.

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