[mythtv-users] how to feed 1280x720p to a large TV?
jason_wilk at stircrazy.net
Sat Dec 31 19:11:04 EST 2005
Thomas B. Clark wrote:
> My Samsung HL-P5063W does the same thing (black border around the
> image) but only from the PC (using an NVIDIA GeForce 6600 via DVI
> with nvidia driver). I, too, have read that it is a feature, and
> that TVs do it with the DVI input, presuming that it is acting as a
> computer monitor rather than a TV. However, when I hook up the the
> TV to the Time Warner DVR using DVI, the image fills the screen.
> How does the TV know the difference between the TW box and my mythtv
> box? I have spent hours playing with xorg.conf, even tweaking the
> modeline by hand, but cannot overcome the black border. I wonder if
> the nvidia card is doing it rather than the TV. I have filed a
> ticket with Nvidia, but have yet to hear from them.
> I surely would be appreciative if anybody can shed any light on this.
I had a black border until I manually set my overscan.
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