[mythtv-users] Sudden change in aspect ratio

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 00:10:23 UTC 2007

On 11/5/07, David Linville <dlinvill at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is another (new?) aspect setting besides the one in playback.  Look in
> Settings -> General on a page with an option to set the Xinerama screen.
> There is a default aspect setting with a note saying MythTV can't determine
> this information.
> Once I set mine to 16:9 it started looking like it used to.  This is NOT the
> aspect override setting in the playback settings.
> Mine changed after upgrading to Ubuntu 7.10.  I had not noticed the option
> before.

I have asked before, and never really gotten a good answer: how do you
disable this?  I was told that this only appears if you are running
xinerama, and I am definitely not.  The only reason why this is an
issue is that the OSD for info, ff, and menu (while watching
recordings) do not use all the screen real estate when watching 4:3
content and appear distorted.  Not a big deal, but would like to
resolve this.  This happened for me after either upgrading from
FC5->FC7 or to the latest release of myth (forget which triggered it).

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