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Old 08-09-02, 04:57 AM   #1
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Hi!

I have 4cm black frame on the screen.
Is it possible to make an overscan with the nvidia-drivers?

Thank you
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Old 08-09-02, 05:00 AM   #2
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The only thing you can use for overscanning is nvtv: http://www.sf.net/projects/nv-tv-out. It contains its own tvout stuff so you can't use the tvout stuff builtin into the drivers and it doesn't support all cards. (most gf4mx cards are unsupported)
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Old 09-01-02, 11:16 AM   #3
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The great pity about nvtv is that on a laptop it completely disables the laptop screen, and it requires a restart of the Xserver to get the laptop screen back.

I wish that there were more options in the driver to tweak these types of settings, I finally got the TV-out workign to my satisfaction, only to have a lack of fine control over the output on the television. Even simple brightness/contrast controls as in the Windows driver version.

A little list of things I would like to have:

variable overscan on the tv-out.
brightness/contrast controls on tv-out.

Anyone got any idea of the likelihood of these happening? Should the linux guys at Nvidia get in touch with the coders working on nvtv?
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