[mythtv-users] SDTV channel picture size on a HDTV???

Chris Ribe chrisribe at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 02:07:38 UTC 2007

On 10/31/07, B Gates <bud6998 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have searched the web and can not find the answer to
> this question.
> Config
> Fedora 7
> MythTV 0.20.2
> pcHDTV-5500
> PVR-3500
> nVidia 7600 GS
> 32" 16.9 TV
> I have a HDTV which is 16x9.  Within the xorg.conf
> file I set the resolution at 1280x720 with 100x100
> dpi. I have verified this by using xdpyinfo.  I am
> connected to Comcast Cable.  When I view standard
> definition channels (2-96), the picture fills the
> entire screen.  I go to "Change Aspect Ratio" in the
> menu, and select 4x3 and the picture dimensions do to
> change.  Is this normal?  I thought when I selected
> 4x3 dimension, I would get the black bars vertically
> on each side.
> So the question is when you are viewing standard
> definition cable channel, with mythtv, on a HD
> television, do you get the vertical black bars?

Yes.  Pressing "W" will watching TV will also cycle through available aspect


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WCJB-TV Gainesville, FL
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