[mythtv] Re:Right edge of screen cut off

John Danner johndanner at untzuntz.com
Tue Feb 11 15:38:32 EST 2003

I found that the 

-hslen 46 -vslen -23

part of the 'fbset' command changes the livetv/recording output, while the 
others affect the size of the mythtv interface. I had to try several  
different values (some don't produce a picture that is viewable).


On Tue, 11 Feb 2003 20:13:48 GMT, mythtv wrote
> Yes, I'm using the matrox framebuffer, but since the problem only 
> occurs while watching livetv or prerecorded tv, and at all other 
> times the screen is fine, I don't think this is the problem.
> Again, full-screen in xawtv works perfectly.  Every other screen in 
> mythtv looks perfect (haven't tried playing a video using mythvideo 
> though).  If I watch a program, hit f to go to windowed mode, I can 
> resize the window down and it will eventually look right...I can 
> move that window around and it stays fine.  If I resize beyond a 
> certain point, it will have the right-hand side of the screen cut 
> off.  If I move the window around some, the same spot in the window 
> will be cut off, so it's not an fbset issue.  I also realize that 
> even in livetv it's still giving me a prerecorded picture, so it's 
> the same issue in livetv as it is when watching a prerecorded show.
> I will, however, probably try your fbset command later as my screen isn't
> perfect, it seems a little wavy...but it does fill up the screen at 
> this point. My current command is /usr/sbin/fbset -fb /dev/fb0 -left 
> 39 -right -72 -upper 66 -lower 30
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