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

Andrew Junev wrote:
>> 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.
> xvidtune gives me an error:
> Xlib:  extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":0.0".
> Unable to query video extension version
> I also installed the latest driver from NVidia (100.14.19). I got lots
> of resolutions and lots of new options. But the  problem is still
> there...
> An interesting thing: I tried switching to 1280x720. When X restarts,
> I get '720p' displayed on my TV for a moment. But when I get to the
> login prompt of X, the TV switches back to '1080p'. But NVidia
> configuration utility and Gnome itself are showing that they're
> still working in 1280x720 (meaning 720p) resolution...
> And the picture is still bigger than the TV in any resolution...
> What is wrong? I'm starting to think it's a kind of a hardware
> incompatibility... Unfortunately I don't have another TV to try.
Dumb question - were you trying to run it from the command line,
instead of from X?


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