[mythtv-users] OSX: Video display is zoomed despite settings.
scram69 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 15:20:58 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 10:12 PM, TJ Harris <tjharris at weaselworkz.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 10:18 PM, TJ Harris <tjharris at weaselworkz.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 9:11 PM, scram69 <scram69 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 6:50 PM, TJ Harris <tjharris at weaselworkz.com> wrote:
>>>> I have an odd problem on my Mac Mini, Mac OS X 0.21-fixes, frontend.
>>>> The HD video plays back somewhat zoomed in, and I can't figure out why
>>>> or how to fix it. The effect is that occasionally scenes will look
>>>> strange, or part of a person will be hidden because of the zoom.
>>>> Otherwise, it's just the station logo that gets cut off.
>>>> I checked all the overscan and zoom settings, then I reset the
>>>> settings on my Mini (changed the frontend name) and started from
>>>> scratch, but the problem persisted despite the clean settings. I
>>>> also ran Myth Frontend on my MacBook Pro, and it didnt have the issue
>>>> at all there, so it's not a source video problem.
> I just grabbed the latest 0.21-fixes from svn, and it is now displaying fine.
> I guess my previous version must have been one from early in the release cycle.
> I built it via osx-packager.pl, and it didn't require any special
> patching to get MMX working. I'm using the latest iPhone SDK, gcc
> version 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5250). With this build,
> my CPU usage is as low as ever. With previous builds
> I struggled to get the same performance as with 0.20. Now, I can do
> 1080i HD playback with commflag running on my Core Duo 1.66GHz Mini.
Glad you were able to fix your display problem with this build. I
wish there were some way we could track what is getting fixed and
broken for the OSX frontend in svn.
Were you able to build 0.21-fixes without making any changes to
osx-packager.pl? I find I have to run the script and wait for it to
die just before compiling myth. Then I have to go into
/src/myth-svn/mythtv/configure and comment out the lines that check
(in the wrong place, I guess) for Qt and Lame libraries (they get
downloaded by osx-packager.pl into /build/lib/). Are you able to
compile without doing this?
Also, it seems that in mythvideo, ISO file playback is now broken. Do
you have any ISO's that you can test?
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