[mythtv-users] Aspect ratio mix-up; 16:9 showing as 4:3

Ryan Daigle rwdaigle at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 20 21:47:15 EST 2004

Thanks for your help, Ivor.

Myth says it is using the 16:9 ratio, scrolling through with "W" shows the
4:3 ratio as though it is squeezed (my original problem).

xdpyinfo spits out a lot of information, I don't know what you're looking to
see.  It does say that the screen #0 resolution is at 800 x 600 pixels (a
correct 4:3 ratio).

As far as Xinerama goes, I don't know how to tell if it is running or not,
but when I load mythfrontend, I do see a quick "Loading Xinerama...." status
bar.  Looks to be normal?

This really isn't an issue for me if having a 16:9 aspect ratio doesn't hurt
performance in any way.  (i.e. I just want to make sure that there aren't
two resizes happening to counteract each other that could degrade
performance).  If 16:9 works on my 4:3 TV, I'm fine with it.  I just thought
I'd try and resolve any outstanding quirks before moving on.  Should this be
a concern of mine?


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