[mythtv-users] Wrong Aspect Ratio

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 03:27:14 UTC 2007

On 9/5/07, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/5/07, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 10:40 -0700, Gabe Rubin wrote:
> > > How do you turn off ximerama?
> > Xinerama is provided either by Xorg or your video driver. I think in
> > your case the nvidia driver is enabling it because you have twinview
> > enabled or otherwise have configured two screens.
> How do I make sure that I don't have the enabled?  Just comment out
> any twinview lines in xorg.conf?  Kind of weird that it happened on
> the transition to fc7, but I will see if I have older xorg.conf files
> from before and what the diff is.  Also, I have never knowingly
> enabled xinerama or twinview, and only have one monitor.

I doublechecked my xorg.conf file and there is nothing there to
indicate i am setting two screens or twinview.  Is there something
specific I should look for?
> >
> > <snip>
> > > Another thing that happened is my OSD went to greyscale.  I use xvmc,
> > > but have a 5200 card and have applied that color OSD hack.  I wonder
> > > if these two are related?
> >
> > This is unrelated to Xinerama. nVidia cards after the 5xxx series
> > don't have XVideo overlay, so chromakey OSD doesn't work. There is
> > a new feature in trunk called XvMC-OpenGL which is actually a
> > little nicer looking than the chromakey OSD and works with newer
> > nVidia cards. You need to link to the nVidia XvMC library using
> > ./configure --xvmc-lib=XvMCNVIDIA to use this new feature (and
> > select this OSD renderer in the Video Profiles.)
> >
> Any idea that, even using the hack, and a 5xxx series card, I am
> getting greyscale?  And will the XvMC-OpenGL work with 5xxx cards?  If
> so, I can just wait until those changes make it to the stable releases
> of mythtv.

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