[mythtv-users] ATI Radeon 9600 / MythTV Issue
sarvinc at fastmail.fm
Mon Nov 13 20:55:32 UTC 2006
On Nov 13, 2006, at 1:07 AM, Rick Stone wrote:
> I have a 9600 in my Myth box. I was running Ubuntu Dapper and
> Myth .19, and upgraded to .20. After a few weeks of running .20,
> things started falling apart (lirc stopped responding, and then
> there was a unrecoverable -- within my scope of knowledge -- mysql
> I decided to load Edgy and Myth .20 from the repos. The install
> went fairly smooth, but I canNOT seem to get video to display
> correctly on my TV. I have an older CRT television. When I use my
> VERY old LCD for setup, I can get it to work perfectly, but when I
> unplug and reboot (as I used to before reinstalling) I can't get
> video to display correctly. The desktop looks fine, but when I
> play video with Xv enabled (either through Myth or Totem) it looks
> as if the aspect ratio has doubled in length and I only get to see
> the top half stretched to fill the screen. When I turn Xv off, I
> get video fine through Totem, but with the internal Myth player the
> aspect ratio is adjusted to fit into 4:3 and the normal adjustment
> doesn't do anything to the video.
> Any ideas or help? Yes, I know, I should trash the old ATI card
> and get an Nvidia, but I'm trying to save some cash. Especially
> when everything worked "fine" before I reinstalled.
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Under "Devices" set Option "VideoOverlay" to "off"
Hope that helps.
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