awesomek1357
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Display Settings

Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:40 pm

I plugged my RPi into my TV with the yellow video cable, and I can't change the resolution to see the whole screen. Does anyone know how to change the settings?

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Wizard
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Re: Display Settings

Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:45 pm

Composite video does not support changing the video mode.
For PAL you're stuck with 576i and for NTSC 480i

i.e normal TV modes.

For other resolutions you must utilize HDMI.
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JeremyF
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Re: Display Settings

Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:16 pm

It will look pretty bad, but can you can make the pixels "smaller" by changing the framebuffer dimensions

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framebuffer_height=X
framebuffer_width=x
In http://elinux.org/R-Pi_ConfigurationFile
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