On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 2:00 PM, James <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> Is the monitor doing overscan on HDMI?
> I'd assume the monitor (HDMI input) is doing the overscan,
> since HDMI is suppose to be 'smart'.
> That what the link suggested.
>> Is the ATI driver doing underscan on HDMI based on the assumption that
>> the monitor will overscan?
> NO, it works find with a dvi-d 2 dvi-d cable. The computer is
> always dvi-d (to either dvi-d cable 1 or hdmi cable 2)..
> so how could ati-driver be doing the hdmi (embedded) protocol?
>> Check if your monitor on-screen menu has overscan settings (or change
>> it to "PC Mode" or something, the manufacturers all have different
>> terminology). Otherwise if it has no settings you'll have to conitunue
>> messing with the ATI drivers instead.
> NO, the only *pc setting is when you use a standard 15 pin
> VGA cable and no protocol to adjust scan or scan ratesss....
> I'm guessing I stuck with xorg.conf machinations.....
> (oh boy, here we go again......)
I just looked at the manual for this TV online and it looks like it
has "Just Scan" mode which could potentially show you the original
image by pressing the P.SIZE button on the remote control. So you
might want to try again to see if this option does what you need.