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Re: Configuring NVidia 8600GT for a proper 1920x1080 over HDMI

Andrew Junev wrote:
> Hello All,
> I just got a new machine (iP35 motherboard, ASUS EN8600GT/HTDI/256M
> video) connected to my SONY TV (FullHD, 1920x1080) via HDMI.
> I installed Fedora 7 with almost no problems (there was a minor issue-
> the installation GUI didn't show up on my TV, so I did the
> installation in text mode).
> But when X started, I got the picture that is actually bigger than my
> TV. I mean I don't see Gnome's horizontal bars on top and at the
> bottom, although I know they are there and working - I can click them
> in "blind" mode and I can get to the menus for example. And I assume
> there are some parts of the image missing from the left and from the
> right side. 
> Gnome says its video mode is 1920x1080 and my TV confirms it's in
> 1080p mode when I switch it to a corresponding HDMI input.
> It seems I can't change any settings on my TV, at least I can't find
> any options regarding its HDMI connections. It there a way to somehow
> adjust it from the PC (Fedora) side?
> In fact I don't really understand how this situation is possible, as
> 1920x1080 should be a "pixel to pixel" mode...
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks in advance!
> P.S. It's a clean install of Fedora 7. I only did a 'yum -y upgrade'
> after the installation.
You can try xvidtune. A normally try to find an option to adjust
picture size on the TV/monitor, but if there isn't one, you can
tweak the X settings.


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