[mythtv-users] Separate video modes not persistent during reboot

Paul Bender pebender at san.rr.com
Tue Dec 29 23:40:25 UTC 2009

On 12/29/2009 2:39 PM, Warpme wrote:
> Hi *
> Last days I really enjoy myth video separate modes - especialy for
> watching BluRay with 24p TV refresh.
> With added subtitles support, 0.22 is starting to be really nice BluRay
> player !
> (btw, can You believe Atom 330 OC @ 2.1GHz is able play 1080p Bluray
> with 3 LiveTV PIPs without skipping !)
> I have question however regarding video separate modes persistence
> across system reboot.
> In my case (0.22-fixes 23003) system reboot and following start of
> mythfrontend causes clearing "Setup/Appearance/Video Mode
> Settings/Separate video modes for GUI and TV playback" to disabled state.
> Interesting is that only restarting mythfrontend or/and X keeps this
> setting enabled. But if system is restarted, launching mythfrontend
> clears it (as after such sequence I have "DB/settings/UseVideoMode" set
> to 0).
> If restart system, launch mythfrontend and next change
> DB/settings/UseVideoMode to 1 - in "Setup/Appearance/Video Mode
> Settings/Separate video modes for GUI and TV playback" I have available
> my custom settings - so it seems that myth intentionally turning-off
> this feature during startup.

MiniMyth controls these settings during init based on the value of 
MM_VIDEO_RESIZE_ENABLED as well as other MM_VIDEO_* and MM_X_* variables.

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