[mythtv-users] how to set up xorg.conf for overscan

Raphael rpooser at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 13:22:11 UTC 2007


Alex Halovanic wrote:
> Stupid Gmail just lost the very long directions I was typing about how
> to make a custom modeline, so I'll just give a short version:
> 
> Disable use of EDID modelines (see the Nvidia README)
> Try defining this modeline in your monitor section:
> ModeLine "ATSC-720-59.94p" 74.176 1280 1320 1376 1650 720 722 728 750
> (this may need +hsync +vsync or -hsync -vsync or some combination at the end)
> 
> If you can get X using that modeline, and NOT the ones that your TV
> defines, then decrease the 1280 and 720 numbers.  Any changes must be
> by a multiple of 8 pixels.  Restart X, Observe, Repeat.

As I said before, why not use xvidtune?


> 
> If all of that works, and your image appears off-centre, I can give
> directions for fixing that too.
> 
> 
> Alex

Works for that too....
Raphael


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