[mythtv-users] Question regarding Westinghouse LVM-37W3 w/ Geforce 6150 (On board video)
blwalter at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 15:36:19 UTC 2007
James Oltman wrote:
> On 3/27/07, *ryan patterson* <ryan.goat at gmail.com
> <mailto:ryan.goat at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 3/27/07, *Brian Walter* <blwalter at gmail.com
> <mailto:blwalter at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I'm attempting to get the resolution resolved using an asus
> motherboard with a Geforce 6150 LE onboard.
> I'm currently connecting to the monitor via VGA cable (dvi on
> the way...).
> When I set the resolution to 1920x1080 (the preferred native
> of the monitor), X comes up *way* to big (screen real estate
> wise). I
> can not see the standard desktop icons (they are way off to
> the left),
> nor can I see the task bar (way off to the bottom) and windows
> attempt to open in the upper right corner loose their title bar.
> Other resolutions do work, though aren't as 'nice' as the
> native resolution.
> Another interesting thing - the manual suggests 1920x1080 at 60hz,
> though X only allows me to pick 50hz.
> So, my questions are:
> 1) Is this a video card issue? I have a 5200 floating around
> I can also
> 2) Is it just a matter of tweaking the modeline - playing with the
> 'front porch' 'back porch' settings till the image fits?
> 3) Cabling?
> 4) Sync rate? xorg.conf gives the more or less standard
> range - 30.0 -
> 68.0 and 58.0 - 72.0
> I have the 47 inch Westinghouse monitor. I don't use a modeline
> in xorg.conf at all. X.org <http://X.org> automatically detects
> the resolutions available from the monitor. For the VGA input on
> my monitor there is a menu where you can adjust the picture
> position and whatnot. I think the refresh rate problem has to do
> with the RAMDAC of your videocard. 1920x1080x50/60Hz is pushing
> lower end RAMDACs to the limit. Hopefully a DVI cable will clear
> up your overscan problem.
> Ryan Patterson
> I don't have one of these monitors, but I have researched them
> THOROUGHLY. You need to be sure your screen settings on the TV aren't
> set to FILL. They should be set to STANDARD.
Thanks! That was it. I tried *every* other setting, except that one.
Sometimes the obvious......
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