[mythtv-users] HDTV shows are squished
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 15:41:21 UTC 2007
On 22/03/07, Jason Kleeh <jk-myth at kleeh.com> wrote:
> Myth is treating my 16:9 HDTV as if it had a 4:3 aspect ratio. All the
> screen fonts and menus look OK but when I watch a 16:9 HD show I get
> horizontal bars instead of full-screen. I assume the TV (or possibly the
> receiver I use to switch HDMI inputs) is sending incorrect EDID info. I
> tried adding the following lines to my xorg.conf file but it didn't help.
> Any ideas?
> Option "UseEdidDpi" "FALSE"
> Option "DPI" "100 x 100"
> OPtion DisplaySize 487 274
DisplaySize should be in the "Monitor" section, e.g.:
DisplaySize 487 274
Your X log may also be giving you an error regarding this. Make this
change to your xorg.conf file and see if things resolve.
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