[mythtv-users] Correcting overscan in MythVideo/mplayer
mythtv at keithandjill.com
Fri Dec 9 10:20:37 EST 2005
On Dec 9, 2005, at 8:54 AM, korebantic wrote:
> mplayer -fs -display :0 -quiet -vf scale=520:-2,expand=640:480:45:40 \
> -zoom -vo xv /var/video/mythvideo/Lunar_Bleach_58.avi
> Does the trick. I'm not sure I really understand resolutions very
> well. For example, scale=540:-2, along with other resolutions,
> completely garbled the image. Do you know how to determine "valid"
> resolutions without having to resort to trial and error?
Yes, for mplayer they have to be divisible by 8, it looks like (I
thought it was 16, but the fact that 520 works means it must be 8).
> On 12/8/05, Keith C <mythtv at keithandjill.com> wrote:
>> On Dec 8, 2005, at 8:25 PM, korebantic wrote:
>>> The trouble seems to be with using the "-fs" option. No matter
>>> what I
>>> scale the output to, the PVR350 overscan still cuts off the
>>> Is this just endemic with the PVR350 or am I doing something wrong
>>> The only thing that doesn't cut off the subtitles that I could
>>> get to
>>> work was the following:
>>> mplayer -quiet -geometry 32%:50% -display :0 \
>>> -vf scale=520:-2 -zoom -vo xv /var/video/mythvideo/
>>> However, that leaves me with the window frame and a little clutter
>>> from fluxbox to look at while I watch my videos. Would the expand
>>> option be the correct way to blackout that area?
>> Yes, expand creates a black window the size you specify and drops
>> your scaled video into at the coordinates you specify (or centers it
>> if you don't specify).
>> Keith C
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