[mythtv-users] Zoom/Aspect Ratio Issue

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Jun 10 03:12:17 UTC 2007

On 06/09/2007 07:56 PM, Andreas Schubert wrote:
> this is my first mail to this list and i decided to do so as I didn't  
> find any hint in the documentation about the following:
> I have a linux server running mythbackend and mythfrontend. That  
> works perfectly. This computer is connected to my 4:3 tv set.  
> Everything works fine and I am able to change aspect ratio with the  
> "w" key (actually I use a remote).
> Now I decided to have another mythfrontend on my laptop to stream  
> content over wlan to it. Works fine except changing the aspect ratio.  
> The only thing that happens when I press "w" is that the OSD changes  
> aspect ratio, but not the video/tv-show. Manual zoom doesn't work  
> either.
> Btw. my laptop is a macbook and I wanted to use the mac mythfrontend.  
> But I also tried it with ubuntu, same thing.
> Is there anything I missed? Or is this a bug? Or a feature... ?
> Any help would be very kind.
> Oh, the mythtv version is 0.20.1.

Sounds like a bug in the scaling support provided by your video driver.


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