[mythtv-users] 720p on CRT/overscan

Wim Fokkens wimfokkens at planet.nl
Thu Mar 22 19:07:04 UTC 2007

Yes Please I like to know

> 2)Use a screen resolution smaller than the 720p standard of 1280x720
> pixels, so that X only draws to a portion of the screen.  If you're
> using a component out on your card, this just plain won't work (a
> limitation of the cards) but if you're using VGA or DVI it works
> pretty well with less risk of breaking something.  For example, I was
> running with a resolution of 1144x696 at 720p, which gives you some
> idea of just how much horizontal overscan I had.  If you want more
> info on this method, I can give you some more on how to do it.
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