[mythtv-users] Xorg nouveau driver vs. nvidia-driver

Barry Martin barry3martin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 13:46:21 UTC 2020


Ramesh:


> Is nvidia-driver known to be superior that I should try to keep it and
> adjust frontend gui resolution to make things fit or should I simply
> switch back to nouveau driver?
>
> Also, overscan is a general issue even with Xorg, and fixing gui
> resolution will not make Xorg better. I will have to fix Xorg overscan
> somehow. So, I prefer nouveau over nvidia in this aspect.
>
> Any help suggestion in improving what I have is much appreciated.

nVidia does have a GUI option where one can adjust the settings to 
compensate for the television's overscan.  Used it with one of the 
Frontends here because the TV did not have an overscan compensation.

Barry




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