[mythtv] [PATCH] ViaSlice QMatrix

Lincoln Stein lstein at cshl.edu
Sat Jul 17 15:08:10 EDT 2004

Hi Ken,

After you've recovering from your hangover ;-) can you tell me if there's 
anyway to make the picture brighter during viaslice playback?  It's noticably 
darker than MPEG4 transcoded recordings and the XV controls don't work.


On Saturday 17 July 2004 03:00 pm, Torbjörn Jansson wrote:
> > I would actually prefer to run in 1280x1024 because it is an
> > LCD screen and at
> > lower resolutions the mythtv menus have a bad case of
> > jaggies.  Using xrandr
> > to switch into a lower resolution mode during TV watching
> > seems to work ok,
> > but when I switch to watching a video using mythvideo, the fullscreen
> > video is reduced in size to the lower resolution.
> I don't know if this is related in anyway, but I think I'm seeing something
> similar in another situation.
> On my epia frontend computer I tried to change X resolution from 800x600 to
> 720x576 since that matches more closely the tv resolution.
> I have a widescreen tv as screen and I have setup the DisplaySize to a 16:9
> aspect ratio in x config file.
> When I change x to use 720x576 the gui looks ok, but when I try to playback
> a recording it looks as if parts of the rigth and botom side is outside the
> screen.
> I have turned on the popup menu at exit of a recording and it's only
> partialy visible.
> When I switch back to 800x600 everything is fine again and playback is
> properly displayed.
> I adjusted the gui size in the setup menus so the frontend menus is
> properly aligned with the tv screen, but I never checked the box that said
> something about using the same for playback, so this shoudn't be affecting
> playback.
> And I'm still using 0.15.1 of mythtv, haven't switched to cvs version yet.

Lincoln Stein
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