[mythtv-users] nVidia OverScan with VGA cable

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sun Mar 4 03:55:05 UTC 2007

On Mar 3, 2007, at 8:27 PM, Phill Edwards wrote:

> I have a nVidia FX5200 card connected to a plasma TV via a VGA cable.
> I have noticed that the overscan setting in xorg.conf doesn't have any
> affect and there are no overscan settings available in
> nvidia-settings. I'm wondering whether this is because it's connected
> with a VGA cable and if I changed to a HDMI cable then would I be able
> to cobntrol the overscan?

I thought the overscan controls only affect the TV out, you'd have to  
deal with the VGA or DVI outputs in some other way.

You can certainly check this with a cable but I'd hate to see you buy  
an expensive cable and find it didn't help, can you borrow one ?

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