[mythtv-users] overscan problems with nvidia 8400 GS

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 02:22:12 UTC 2009


On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Phil Wild<philwild at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Anyway, my panel detects "1080p" when I monitor the Mythtv input.
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>> I have obvious overscan, and wonder what my best option is to fix that.  Should I upgrade to the 185.18.14 nvidia driver? (I noticed atrpms has that version now)  I have 177.80 now.  Figured this couldn;t hurt.
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>> Larry
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> Check through the menu of the tv and see if you can get it to auto
> scan to the signal. On my Samsung panel I can choose between 4:3, 16:9
> and "just scan". The default is 16:9 and on this, there is some
> overscan. If I change the setting to "just scan" I get the whole
> image.

Similarly on a 6 month old Sony Bravia (1080p). The menu is:

HOME > Settings > Setup > Screen Settings > Display Area

It was set to NORMAL
I changed it to FULL PIXEL

I found that after hours of google.


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