[mythtv-users] [OT] Samsung HDTV Question

Jake Thompson jake at jakethompson.com
Mon Jan 15 18:22:34 UTC 2007

Excelent responses, thanks everyone.  This is kind of what I assumed, there
is no technical reason it should not work, just a CYA, overscaning and EDID,
all easily worked around.

On 1/15/07, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> 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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