[mythtv-users] New frontend, wrong picture size

robl robl at monkeyhelper.com
Wed Sep 26 23:06:17 UTC 2007

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 09/24/2007 06:01 PM, robl wrote:
>> I've added a new mythtv frontend to my existing system, however when 
>> watching live tv the picture doesn't fill the screen and I end up with 
>> black borders around the picture.  The TV is in 16:9 aspect ratio mode 
>> and the same video works perfectly on the other frontend.  The mythtv 
>> menu screens fill the screen perfectly, so it just seems to be an issue 
>> whilst watching live/recorded tv.  Can anybody tell me how I can watch 
>> 'fullscreen' live tv  (or what might be causing the problem) ?
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Display_Size
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Frequently_Asked_Questions#All_my_fonts_look_like_they_are_the_wrong_sizes.2C_how_can_I_correct_this.3F
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Specifying_DPI_for_NVIDIA_Cards
Thanks for the links, I'm working my way through them although I'm not 
sure they'll necessarily help as the GUI is displaying fine (which is 
what most of these links seem to try and fix), it's the playback of 
video that isn't sized correctly.

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