[mythtv-users] Wrong Aspect Ratio

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Sep 5 17:29:17 UTC 2007

On 09/05/2007 09:39 AM, Mike LaPlante wrote:
> This has confused the hell out of me for a while as well. My frontend 
> has just one monitor on an nvidia card and under the Appearance settings 
> I have a section that says "Xinerama screen" and "Aspect Ratio". But on 
> my backend/frontend I actually have two monitors hooked up to an nvidia 
> card using twinview and neither of these options are under that screen.
> http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z240/mlaplante0624/frontend-appearnce-settings.png
> http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z240/mlaplante0624/backend-appearnce-settings.png
> I can't figure out why the backend doesn't have those options.

The xinerama section is only displayed if X reports that you are using
multiple xinerama screens.  Twinview isn't xinerama (it's an
NVIDIA-proprietary approach).


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