Display on HDMI-connected TV to large

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 15:10:37 PST 2010

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Sebastian Beßler
<sebastian at darkmetatron.de> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Sebastian Beßler
>> Some TV's enable overscan by default.  Turn off overscan on your tv. The
> option might be called "fit" or "exact" or something like that. The
> other alternative is to underscan the modeline sent to your
>> monitor.  Google for "underscan modeline"
> I can't disable overscan in my TV.
> I can switch a few modes but non of them help because the modes which
> change something only steal more but no mode gives.
> Underscan doesn't seem to help too. I tried down to 1064x504 in steps of 8
> (from 1280x720) and my TV always seems to compensate.
> What I don't understand is, that all just worked with fglrx drivers and
> zaphod mode. No overscan at all. That looks like a driver issue to me.

fglrx adjusts the modeline for underscan the same way.


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