[mythtv-users] display resolution switching still not working

John Patrick Poet john at BlueSkyTours.com
Thu Sep 9 15:46:12 EDT 2004

On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, James Armstrong wrote:

> I am still having a problem with the Use different screen size option. I
> start X using KDE at 1920x1080i. Looks good. Mythfrontend starts then
> switches to the 888x508 size as I have it set. Everything looks good. If
> I play a 720x480 show it looks good. I have the default size set to
> 888x508, the same as the gui. I have an entry for 1920x1080 video format
> that uses the resolution of 1920x1080i. The screen resizes when I
> playback a file of that size but I am still getting just the upper left
> corner of the recording showing on the screen.

If a 1920x1080i show is the first thing you watch after starting
mythfrontend, does the "right" thing happen?

> The rest of the video is
> hidden or not shown. I get the standard desktop background on the other
> 3/4 of the screen.

Interesting.  I have not seen that behavior in a very long time.  I still
get the behavior where the rest of the screen is black occasionally, but a
restart of X fixes the problem.

> I am using myth v0.16  from cvs last night on Fedora
> core 1.
> - James

What window manager are you using?


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