[mythtv-users] Sudden change in aspect ratio

Christopher David Petersen christopher.david.petersen at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 23:20:08 UTC 2007

On 11/5/07, Lonnie Borntreger <myth at borntreger.com> wrote:
> I have a laptop with a widescreen display.  My recording sources are
> only 4:3 and it has always showed black bars on the left and right side
> of the recording to fill the space.
> Now I just updated the laptop to newer X and it has started stretching
> the video to fill the widescreen.  I don't like this, since it makes
> everything look "fat".... but I really don't want to downgrade the
> updated X.
> Does anyone have any ideas how to get it back to not stretching the
> video?  I'm sure I have the option set so it shouldn't override the
> aspect ratio... plus I didn't change anything in Myth to cause this.
> Help would be appreciated.
> Lonnie
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I had a similar problem about a month ago. Here's a link to how I solved it.


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