[mythtv] how is the aspect ratio set in mythtv?

Steve Davies davies147 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 09:05:16 EST 2005

On 12/11/05, Timothy Flechtner <timf at trdlnk.com> wrote:
>   i have a redhat fedora core 3 box, which i recently updated (via yum)
> to the latest and greatest versions of everything.  this, in retrospect
> was maybe not so bright an idea, as now myth believes it is displaying
> things at 4:3 when in reality, it is not.  the display takes all of my
> widescreen tv now (when in 4:3 mode).  prior to my updating all
> packages, it did not (4:3 actually was 4:3).  mythtv does this when
> showing live tv, playing things recorded from tv (which were recorded
> prior to the update, and showed in 4:3 prior to the update), and when
> playing videos.  i use xine for videos, and when i run xine outside of
> myth, it correctly shows things in 4:3 when set to do so.
IIRC, and assuming I understand what you are saying, "DisplaySize" is
an X configuration parameter which specifies screen width and height
in mm. Searching the list archives for more info on this should help.


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