Ubuntu 9.10 + Latest nVidia Drivers + Toshiba 50HM67 = Overstretching!! - AVS Forum
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post #1 of 2 Old 07-12-2009, 06:42 PM - Thread Starter
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I just recently built a new mythbox using Ubuntu 9.10, an nVidia 9600GT graphics card that is connected via DVI->HDMI to a Toshiba 50HM67 50in DLP. I have read other posts where overscan is an issue with certain rear project HDTV's. It would appear that mine has the overscan issue as well.

I have tried different resolutions with the nvidia card but the top/bottom and sides are cut off on the screen by about 5% on screen. Has anyone been able to solve this issue and if so, what did you do to correct it?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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infinisource -- There should be an "Overscan" adjustment on your Toshiba 50HM67 50in DLP display. Your nVidia 9600GT card's setup software might also have a similar adjustment. Changing resolutions will have no effect, as you found out.

Remember that computer video cards are set up to drive computer monitors. The wide-screen monitors usually have 16:10 aspect ratios (for widescreen versions) instead of the 16:9 for the majority of HDTV sets.

PS -- Is your title correct? If so, you must have a Beta version of Ubuntu, since the latest (official version) is 9.04. The previous version is 8.10 (not 9.10 -- October 2009 isn't here yet).

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