X directly uses the same framebuffer as the console, so doesn't have to care about it.adam.biltcliffe wrote:Is it possible to determine from the framebuffer how much overscan was applied, so that I can apply the same myself? (X respects it, so must have some way of doing this, right?)
Thanks, that looks like exactly what I was looking for.dom wrote:You could use the "Get Overscan" property from here:
https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware ... -interface
No, it is really designed for kernel drivers and bare-metal OS.adam.biltcliffe wrote:Do I take it there is no C API for accessing the mailboxes?
This feature works a treat and is essential for overscan settings to be respected by XBMC (in my case OpenELEC). It does however need to be documented in the Wiki (I see account registration is disabled...) otherwise XBMC users might think the overscan config.txt options are not working...dom wrote:There's an experimental feature in latest firmware.
means that all dispmanx layers are scaled, including EGL and video.
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