[mythtv-users] Aspect ratio problem on recording playback

Mariano Goluboff goluboff+mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 03:47:07 UTC 2009

Well, I solved the problem. I had to add this line to my xorg.conf (in the
Monitor section):
DisplaySize 487 274

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 9:06 PM, Mariano Goluboff
<goluboff+mythtv at gmail.com<goluboff%2Bmythtv at gmail.com>
> wrote:

> I just added a GT210 video card to my Ubuntu 9.10, mythtv 0.22 box. Before
> I was using on-board video and going out the S-video port with 800x600
> resolution.
> Now I'm going out the HDMI port with 1920x1080 resolution. The Ubuntu
> desktop works beautifully. The MythTV interface and playing videos works
> great too.
> The problem is playing back recordings. They are played back at 4:3 aspect
> ratio with black bars on the sides. Hitting "w" changes the aspect
> ratio/zoom modes but all within the 4:3 box in the middle of the screen.
> Any ideas on why videos would play on the whole screen (16:9), but
> recordings only play back on a 4:3 box in the middle of the screen?
> Thanks,
> Mariano
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