[mythtv-users] Two video issues (VGA + PVR-350)

Joe Ripley vitaminjoe at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 15:34:21 UTC 2006

On 8/16/06, Nick Danger <nick at hackermonkey.com> wrote:
> I have a Fecora Core 4 box with MythTV installed and running using the VGA
> out
> on my screen. It works well except for the screen size. For some views the
> screen doesnt draw correclty.
> For example, on this page, we can clearly see the menu options and the
> buttons
> at the bottom of the page.
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/images/e/e5/GeneralPlayback.jpg
> Only on some of my config pages, I do not. If I select utilities -> setup
> ->
> appearance, I see no buttons. I know they are there, I have to
> select the "Continue" or "Back" based on how many times I press the arrows
> :-)
> Why don't they show up?
> Im guessing this size has to do with video size, but I dont know where to
> select. TV viewing is fine, but the box around the channel/description is
> not
> complete, there is no bottom line, but I don't know if thats weird or
> normal.
> X (Kde) works perfect, no weirdness in size. I DID use one of the video
> submenus to set the MythTV size to something like 616x456 and it ran in a
> smaller window ON my desktop, but again, the bottom buttons were missing
> from
> menus.
> Lastly, I'd love to get the TV output working on the card. Composite or
> something. NOT x, just the MythTV output. Unfortunately I cant find a how
> to? I
> find lots of stuff specific to various things (KnoppMyth etc) but at this
> point
> I can't even decide if its a MythTV setting, a FC4 setting, or something
> with
> the ivtv module.
> Thanks :-)
> Nick

What brand/model of video card are you using?

- Joe
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