[mythtv-users] Modelines - again....

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 15:26:42 UTC 2007

On 3/11/07, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> Could someone please clue me in on how to set up custom modelines with
> nvidia?
> I am running the latest nvidia driver (9755) and I cannot for the life
> of me get it to accept a modeline.
> It will either use its own, or, if I force it not to use EDID, will
> default to 640x480, still resolutely ignoring my modeline.
> Wnen I try to use xvidtune, if I make any changes, I get a box that says
> that I've chosen a setting not supported by my hardware....
> I have a horrible overscan problem that I need to fix.  The settings in
> Myth won't help; tuxracer for example completely cuts off the score, and
> many other games cut off all of the info in the margins.

Don't completely disable EDID, use the "ModeValidation" options, try
Option "ModeValidation" "NoEdidModes"

I'll try and summarize these for the wiki page.

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