[mythtv-users] xorg-server 188.8.131.52 reporting Xinerama enabled?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Sep 14 02:37:05 UTC 2007
On 09/13/2007 01:52 PM, Tom Dexter wrote:
> Wow...this one had me going. I've upgraded to xorg-server-184.108.40.206 on
> my Gentoo frontend and I saw that my aspect ratio playing recordings
> in MythTV was wrong. I found this thread:
> ...which implied that it had to do with Xinerama, which I've never
> used. However, the two new Xinerama settings (which I had never seen
> before) had appeared in MythTV, including the Xinerama screen (which
> was set to 0 with options for 0 or All) and the aspect ratio (which
> was still at the default of 4:3) which I had to change to 16:9. That
> corrected the aspect ratio. Obviously MythTV never thought I had
> Xinerama enabled before. I do have the following in my Xorg.0.log:
> (II) Initializing built-in extension XINERAMA
> ...which i *think* is the build-in nVidia extension. I always get
> that, even with xorg-server 1.2, and as far as I can see it loads
> regardless of any Option "Xinerama" setting in xorg.conf. Other than
> that build in extension, there's no trace of xinerama on my system.
> I guess xorg 1.3 changed the way in which it reports this to MythTV?
> Strange one.
There's a bug when using Xinerama with only one monitor. Isaac has a
patch that will be committed soon.
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