[mythtv-users] Wrong Aspect Ratio

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 03:26:13 UTC 2007

On 9/5/07, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 11:03 -0700, Gabe Rubin wrote:
> > Any idea that, even using the hack, and a 5xxx series card, I am
> > getting greyscale?
> Sure, if you enable the X11 Composite extension with something
> like this in your xorg.conf
> Section "Extensions"
>     Option "Composite" "true"
> EndSection
> Or, enable XvMC textures using this in your xorg.conf
>     Option "XvmcUsesTextures" "true"
> This will implicitly disable XVideo overlay and along with
> a few other features like XVideo picture attributes.
> Some Xorg packagers enable the Composite extension by default
> in which case you would need to add this to you xorg.conf
> Section "Extensions"
>     Option "Composite" "false"
> EndSection

I have tried every combination of Xvmc UsesTextures and Option
Composite, but still get the greyscale OSD after restarting the x
server.  Weird, and doubly weird that it was the transition to fc7
that did this.

> >   And will the XvMC-OpenGL work with 5xxx cards?
> No, you need a more powerful card to use this feature.
> -- Daniel
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