[Wolves] Acer Revo R3600

roundyz at hotmail.ru roundyz at hotmail.ru
Tue Dec 29 18:24:34 UTC 2009

Peter Cannon wrote:

>> Hi All
>> Hope you all having a nice a Christmas, Santa brought me an Acer Revo
>> R3600 and I'm attempting to do that same as our beloved popey (Alan
>> Pope) has done and turn it into a sort of media streaming centre.
>> I followed his instructions
>> http://popey.com/blog/2009/08/06/acer-aspire-revo-ubuntu-boxee-and-remote-control/
>> I have asked him to update the instructions (In my case) he might
>> consider adding the following;
>> 1. Switch on and boot to BIOS
>> 2. Set boot order 1.USB 2.CD/DVD 3.Network 4.HDD
>> 3. Change USB from [Auto] to [HDD] (They don't auto detect over 2GB)
>> 4. This is the clincher, change "Boot to Revo Boot" to [Disabled]
>> Everything has gone OK apart from one issue I'm hoping someone can help
>> with? Popey talks about 'overscan' which I have :-(
>> This means I can just about see the bottom of the *Top* panel and the
>> top of the *Bottom* panel I am using the Nvidia driver V.185 Nvidia
>> control centre reports 1280x720 with 'auto' refresh.
>> My TV is a Samsung 32" the handbook says 1360 X 768 @ 60Hz but that is
>> not available in Nvidia control panel (60Hz is but no effect) I have run
>> nvidia-xconfig but still no joy with the overscan I'm not very good with
>> manual xorg.conf anyone know what settings I need to fix this?


Looks like your going to have to add a modeline to the monitor section
of your xorg, as your edid might be corupt. cvt might be of some help
here. Good luck.

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