[mythtv] Zoom -vs- Aspect -- need a custom setting
kormoc at gmail.com
Fri May 4 20:23:40 UTC 2007
On 5/4/07, David Frascone <dave at frascone.com> wrote:
> Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> > It sounds like your xorg.conf is missconfigured. You must tell
> > Xorg what the display's physical aspect ratio is as appears
> > it can't query this from the hardware. Once X knows that,
> > MythTV will know that the pixels are not square and will adjust
> > accordingly.
> > If you are using multiple displays and using a Xinerama to
> > span the screens you need to tell MythTV the aspect ratio
> > of the display which will be displaying the video, this is
> > in the frontend configuration.
> > Now that you know the basic problem, search the users mailing
> > list, this has been discussed there a few times.
> Hmmm . . . I have added this to the xorg.conf, as suggested by -users
> Option "DPI" "346 x 195"
> But it didn't help -- although -- your mention of xinerama caught my
> I am using twinview to simultaneously display on my screen and on
> S-Video -- could that be what's causing the confusion? xorg.conf attached.
Try setting the screen physical size, not the DPI
DisplaySize 372.32 301.56
that's the size in MM. there's more about it in man xorg.conf
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