Display on HDMI-connected TV to large

Sebastian Beßler sebastian at darkmetatron.de
Fri Feb 19 15:23:22 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.

Then maybe I am just too stupid to get something right that fglrx had
magically done without any configuration from my side.

Sorry, it is late here and I run out off ideas and endurance for today.



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