[mythtv-users] Re: 16x9 Programs OSD messed up?

Mario Limonciello mario.mailing at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 16:11:43 UTC 2005

Just wanted to bump this to see if anyone else was running into it at
all since there have been no responses?

On 6/1/05, Mario Limonciello <mario.mailing at gmail.com> wrote:
> When watching a program either live or recorded that is broadcast in
> 16x9, it seems that the OSD doesn't display right on my 4x3 monitor.
> For example, i took a picture of law and order.
> http://clue.eng.iastate.edu/~superm1/IEEE1394/dscn1118.jpg 
> The OSD overlays here.  This occurs for me with XvMC (when working) or Xv.
> My LCD's native res is 1280x1024, so I run at that, and then this
> showing was 1080i, so it just downscales.  Myth sets the aspect ratio to
> 16x9 and adds the black bars for me.
> Is there a reason for this "squished" OSD?  Also, is there some sort of
> way to just have the OSD show up where the black bars are instead since
> they have to be there anyway?

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