[mythtv-users] DisplaySize and TV/video/widescreen settings

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Sun Sep 16 14:39:04 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-09-16 at 08:41 -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Though you described the right configuration, the settings aren't being
> applied.  Note that with NVIDIA (and many other) drivers, if the
> monitor/TV reports EDID info, it's often not used.
> More likely, though, you'll find a section in mythfrontend Appearance
> Settings on the page "Screen settings" that's labeled "Monitor Aspect
> Ratio".  This appears only if you're using Xinerama or (due to a bug) if
> you're using a very new version of X server.  If that setting is there
> and you have two (or more) displays, just set it to 16:9.  If you're
> only using one monitor and the setting is there, try setting it--though
> it shouldn't be there and a patch (to be applied "soon") will fix the issue.

Isaac has a patch for when Xinerama is enabled with just one monitor
he should be applying it to svn soon. After he upgraded his X server
Isaac ran into the same problem that Gabe Rubin was experiencing last
week and started coding.

-- Daniel

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